Table 1

Demographic Characteristics of US-Born Hispanic Adults by Subgroups
US-Born Mexican Central American South American 2+ Hispanic Other Hispanic Non-Hispanic White
n 10, 433 333 162 1832 885 116, 122
Age, Mean (SD) 41 (17) 31 (13) 35 (13) 39 (16) 48 (17) 54 (17)
Female 50 43 52 52 46 51
Education
 < High School 4 2 0 3 4 2
 High School/GED 56 50 30 51 44 33
 College 40 48 70 45 51 65
Poverty Level
 0-99% FPL 16 19 9 16 10 5
 100-199% FPL 23 24 11 21 19 12
 200-299% FPL 17 14 12 17 18 13
 ≥300% FPL 43 44 67 46 53 69
Insurance
 Private 62 52 75 66 62 71
 Medicare 6 1 1 5 8 16
 Medicaid 16 22 8 11 16 6
 Uninsured 17 26 16 18 14 7
Utilization
Utilization of Care/year
 No visits 19 23 27 19 17 14
 ≥1 to <11 visits 73 73 68 74 74 76
 ≥11 visits 8 4 6 7 9 9
% Clinical
 BMI
 Normal 46 50 61 56 47 58
 Overweight 28 26 30 25 31 27
 Obese 26 24 9 19 22 15
 Ever Smoke 34 27 25 32 42 47
 Hypertension 21 6 11 19 25 27
 Diabetes 9 1 0.50 7 13 7
% Acculturation
 Speak English Not Well or Not At All 5 5 0 2 1 1

All p values less than 0.05 compared to Non-Hispanic whites.

Rodriguez et al.

Rodriguez et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:768   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-768

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