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Table 1 Distribution of individual socio-demographic characteristics of sample

From: Predictors of knowledge of H1N1 infection and transmission in the U.S. population

Socio-demographic characteristics Weighted estimates of population percentages (%)
Gender  
Female 51.1
Male 49.9
Age (years)  
18-29 22.7
30-44 27.2
45-59 28.4
60+ 22.7
Education  
Less than high school 13.8
High school 29.7
Some college 28.5
Bachelor or higher 27.9
Parent/guardian of children <18  
Yes 29.5
No 70.2
Language spoken at home  
English 88.7
Other than English 21.3
Household income ($)  
≤14,999 13.7
15,000-34,999 20.8
35,000-74,999 34.5
≥75,000 31.0
Race/ethnicity  
White 68.3
Black (non-Hispanic) 10.7
Hispanic 14.4
Other 5.2
More than two races (non-Hispanic) 1.2
Home ownership  
Owned 71.0
Rented 26.5
Occupied* 2.5
Employment status  
Employed 61.0
Retired/disability check 26.1
Laid off/looking for work 12.8
Food ran out and had no money to buy more  
Never 76.3
Sometimes 18.9
Often** 4.8
Neighborhood cohesion Mean (SE) = 5.90 (0.10)
Range = 0-10
Knowledge about H1N1 virus transmission  
No correct answer (score = 0) 11
One correct answer (score = 1) 45
Two correct answers (score = 2) 44
Knowledge about signs and symptoms of H1N1 infection  
No correct answer (score = 0) 7
One or two correct answers (score = 1) 24
Three correct answers (score = 2) 69
  1. *in the subsequent bivariate and multivariate analysis “occupied” was combined with “rented”.
  2. **in the subsequent bivariate and multivariate analysis “often” was combined with “sometimes”.