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Table 3 Online survey respondent demographics and household health status (N = 122)

From: Developing effective communication materials on the health effects of climate change for vulnerable groups: a mixed methods study

  Number Percent
Race/Ethnicity (n = 118)
 White 32 27.1
 Black 34 28.8
 Hispanic 21 17.8
 Other 31 26.3
Age (n = 120)
 18–24 18 15.0
 25–34 49 40.8
 35–44 39 32.5
 45 and above 14 11.7
Gender (n = 122)
 Female 88 72.1
 Male 34 27.9
Education (n = 120)
 Some high school 8 6.7
 High school or GED 20 16.7
 Some college/2-year degree 92 76.7
Income (n = 118)
 Less than 20 K 18 15.3
 20 K–30 K 24 20.3
 31 K–40 K 75 64.4
State of Residence (n = 115)
 California 38 33.0
 Texas 20 17.4
 Pennsylvania 35 30.4
 Georgia 12 10.4
 Ohio or Michigan (Midwest) 10 8.7
Household Health Conditions (n = 117)
 Asthma 69 59.0
 Pollen Allergies 65 56.0
 Obesity 33 28.5
 Diabetes 17 14.7
 Health effects from extreme heat 21 18.1
Affected household members (n = 116)
 Self 81 69.8
 Partner 28 24.1
 Parent 37 31.9
 Other adult household member 4 3.5
 Child 12 10.3