Table 1

Demographic profile of respondents—Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Washington, 2010
Characteristic All New Hampshire Oregon Washington
% % % %
Number 18,622 3,139 2,289 13,194
Gender
Male 48.9 48.7 48.4 49.2
Female 51.1 51.3 51.6 50.8
Age
18–24 11.1 9.3 11.6 11.2
25–34 17.3 13.9 16.3 18.1
35–44 18.5 21.2 16.4 18.8
45–54 19.9 21.4 19.7 19.8
55–64 16.2 16.0 17.5 15.7
65–74 9.5 10.0 10.1 9.2
75 or older 7.5 8.2 8.3 7.1
Race/ethnicity
White 86.9 94.9 90.7 84.5
Black 1.5 0.8 1.0 1.8
Hispanic 6.1 2.0 4.2 7.4
Asian 3.4 1.1 1.7 4.4
American Indian/Pacific Islander 1.2 0.5 0.8 1.4
Other 0.8 0.8 1.6 0.6
Education
Less than high school 6.1 4.3 5.4 6.7
High school graduate 24.9 26.7 27.5 23.7
More than high school 69.0 69.0 67.0 69.7
Marital status
Married/living with partner 66.7 69.6 65.5 66.8
Divorced/septed 10.6 9.7 11.7 10.3
Widowed 5.1 5.6 5.5 4.9
Never married 17.6 15.0 17.4 18.1
Employment status
Employed 56.3 62.8 49.8 57.8
Unemployed/unable to work 13.6 11.4 15.2 13.3
Retired 17.1 16.5 19.1 16.5
Homemaker/student 13.0 9.4 15.9 12.5
Income
< $15,000 6.3 5.0 7.5 6.1
$15,000–$19,999 5.2 5.0 6.7 4.7
$20,000–$24,999 9.1 6.9 10.3 9.0
$25,000–$34,999 10.1 9.0 9.6 10.4
$35,000–$49,999 14.8 15.0 16.0 14.4
$50,000–$74,999 19.0 18.3 20.0 18.7
≥ $75,000 35.4 40.7 29.9 36.6
Disabled 27.2 22.3 29.6 27.0
Military veteran 13.0 14.3 13.3 12.7
Chronic health condition 26.5 25.7 28.6 25.9
Exercise in past 30 days 82.0 79.2 82.5 82.2
Current smoker 15.2 16.0 15.0 15.2
Overweight/obese 61.7 61.9 61.6 61.7

Note: Chronic health conditions include self-reported doctor-diagnosed diabetes, heart attack, angina/coronary heart disease, stroke, and asthma. Percentages are weighted.

Kobau et al.

Kobau et al. Population Health Metrics 2013 11:19   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-11-19

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