Table 1

Selected participant characteristics, including frequent insufficient sleep, individual ACEs, and ACE score among adults aged 18 years and older in 5 states, 2009 BRFSS
Characteristic Unweighted sample size Weighted % (95% CI)
Total 25,810 100.0
Gender
Men 9,336 48.4 (47.3-49.6)
Women 16,474 51.6 (50.4-52.7)
Age, years
18-24 750 8.1 ( 7.3- 8.9)
25-34 2,073 17.2 (16.2-18.2)
35-44 3,354 23.3 (22.1-24.4)
45-54 5,300 19.5 (18.7-20.3)
55-64 6,062 15.1 (14.6-15.7)
≥65 8,140 16.8 (16.2-17.4)
Race/ethnicity
White, Non-Hispanic 19,485 77.1 (76.2-78.0)
Black, Non-Hispanic 2,599 10.7 (10.0-11.5)
Hispanic 2,179 6.7 ( 6.3- 7.2)
Non-Hispanic/Others* 1,356 5.4 ( 4.9- 5.9)
Education attainment
<High school 2,540 9.0 ( 8.3- 9.7)
High school graduates or GED 7,236 28.1 (27.0-29.1)
Some college 7,465 30.1 (29.0-31.1)
College graduates 8,541 32.8 (31.9-33.8)
Body Mass Index, kg/m2
Underweight (<18.5) 407 1.6 ( 1.3- 1.9)
Normal Weight (18.5-24.9) 8,110 32.1 (31.0-33.1)
Overweight (25.0-29.9) 8,800 35.4 (34.3-36.6)
Obese (≥30) 7,541 30.9 (29.8-32.0)
Smoking status
Current smokers 4,336 18.8 (17.8-19.7)
Former smokers 7,748 26.2 (25.2-27.2)
Never smoked 13,639 55.0 (53.9-56.1)
Frequent mental distress (≥14 days/the past 30 days) 2,752 10.8 (10.1-11.6)
ACEs before age 18
Verbal abuse 6,297 26.1 (25.1-27.0)
Physical abuse 3,616 14.8 (14.0-15.6)
Sexual abuse 3,310 12.1 (11.4-12.7)
Substance abusing household member 7,021 29.1 (28.1-30.2)
Household mental illness 4,423 19.5 (18.6-20.4)
Witnessing domestic violence 3,906 16.3 (15.5-17.2)
Incarcerated household member 1,261 7.2 ( 6.4- 7.9)
Parental separation/divorce 5,583 26.6 (25.6-27.7)
ACE score
0 11,208 40.5 (39.4-41.6)
1 5,894 22.4 (21.5-23.4)
2 3,221 13.1 (12.3-13.9)
3 2,179 8.8 ( 8.2- 9.4)
4 1,435 6.5 ( 5.9- 7.2)
≥5 1,873 8.7 ( 8.0- 9.3)
Frequent insufficient sleep (≥14 days/the past 30 days) 6,522 28.8 (27.7-29.8)

*Non-Hispanic/others includes persons responding as non-Hipanic and Asian, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native, Multiracial, or other race only.

Chapman et al.

Chapman et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-3

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