Table 1

Sociodemographic factors of community acupuncture survey respondents
Respondents with qualitative data Respondents without qualitative data
Percent Percent
(n = 265) (n = 213)
Sex*
Female 65.1 76.8
Race/ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 89.2 84.9
African American 1.5 2.3
Latino 4.4 4.6
Asian American 3.4 3.1
Other 1.5 5.0
Place of birth
Foreign born 9.2 6.6
Education level
High school or less 0.5 2.0
Some college 24.0 29.0
College graduate 46.4 39.8
Graduate degree 29.1 29.3
Household income
Less than $35,000 51.8 56.0
$35,000 – $74,999 35.2 33.9
$75,000 or more 13.1 10.1
Health status
Poor or fair 12.4 17.2
Good 39.7 36.0
Very good 36.4 37.2
Excellent 11.5 9.6

*Statistically significant difference between qualitative respondents and non-respondents at p < 0.01.

Tippens et al.

Tippens et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:293   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-293

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