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Table 2 Prevalence of reporting a family member having died before 65 years by demographic characteristics

From: The relationship of adverse childhood experiences to a history of premature death of family members

Demographic variables Number of subjects Crude prevalence (%) Adjusted prevalence (%)* SE P value
Sex      
   Female 9367 49.7 50.0 0.5 Referent
   Male 7970 43.9 43.5 0.6 < 0.0001
Race      
   White 12 964 46.9 46.1 0.4 Referent
   Black 789 57.5 59.2 1.8 < 0.0001
   Hispanic 1942 43.7 45.9 1.2 0.86
   Asian 1244 45.7 48.5 1.4 0.095
   Am Indian 63 49.2 49.2 6.2 0.6238
   Other 335 49.3 52.4 2.7 0.024
Education      
   No high school diploma 1251 52.0 49.7 1.4 Referent
   HS graduate 3044 48.7 46.7 0.9 0.08
   Some college 6220 48.3 48.5 0.6 0.45
   College 6822 44.2 45.3 0.6 0.0056
Age group      
   19–34 1721 36.5 35.2 1.2 Referent
   35–49 4494 42.8 42.6 0.7 < 0.0001
   50–64 5534 47.9 48.0 0.7 < 0.0001
   65 and older 5588 52.7 53.2 0.7 < 0.0001
Father's education†      
   No high school diploma 3611 51.2 49.3 0.9 Referent
   HS graduate 1918 45.9 46.6 1.1 0.0611
   Some college 1394 45.3 46.6 1.3 0.0972
   College 1306 39.5 42.3 1.4 < .0001
Mother's education†      
   No high school diploma 3542 50.1 47.8 0.9 Referent
   HS graduate 2549 48.3 49.4 1.0 0.2239
   Some college 1388 42.6 44.4 1.4 0.0440
   College 867 39.3 42.3 1.7 0.0077
Home ownership‡      
   Yes 6004 45.2 45.7 0.6 Referent
   No 2497 51.9 50.7 1.0 < .0001
Total 17 337 47.0    
  1. *Adjusted for education, sex, race and age at the survey.
  2. †Available only in wave II data only (total n = 8629; father's education, n = 8229; mother's education, n = 8346)
  3. ‡ Defined by question: "For most of your childhood, did your family own their home?" This information available only in wave I (total n = 8501).