Table 1

Descriptive statistics: demographic variables

Variable

Total pct

Healthy (%)

Not healthy (%)

N

p


City limits

327

0.4650

No

13.1

69.8

30.2

Yes

86.9

62.7

37.3

Age category

345

0.5731

Low (<21)

18.6

64.1

35.9

Medium (21–30)

56.5

62.1

37.9

High (>30)

24.9

68.6

31.4

Number in home

345

0.3471

None

12.8

72.7

27.3

One

24.3

64.3

35.7

Two to three

45.2

64.7

35.3

Four or more

17.7

55.7

44.3

Education

345

0.3633

Less than high school

11.3

56.4

43.6

High school degree or equivalent

28.4

61.2

38.8

More than high school

60.3

66.8

33.2

Ethnicity/Race

345

0.059

Hispanic

28.7

54.5

45.5

White non-Hispanic

56.5

67.2

32.8

Other

14.8

70.6

29.4


Rohrer and Young BMC Family Practice 2004 5:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-5-11

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