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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of Mississippi Adults respondents, BRFSS 2001 and 2009

From: Decreasing prevalence of no known major risk factors for cardiovascular disease among Mississippi adults, Mississippi Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2001 and 2009

  2001 (n = 3,043) 2009 (n = 11,194)
Characteristic %a 95% CI % 95% CI
Age group, years
 18–24 14.9 (13.0–16.7) 12.0 (10.6–13.4)
 25–44 38.4 (36.4–40.4) 36.1 (34.6–37.6)
 45–64 29.2 (27.4–31.0) 34.5 (33.3–35.8)
  ≥ 65 17.5 (16.1–19.0) 17.4 (16.7–18.1)
Race
 White 64.2 (62.1–66.2) 61.4 (60.0–62.9)
 Black 30.2 (28.3–32.2) 34.3 (32.9–35.7)
Gender
 Female 52.9 (50.8–55.0) 52.4 (51.0–53.9)
 Male 47.1 (45.0–49.2) 47.6 (46.1–49.0)
Educational level
  < High school 18.3 (16.7–19.9) 15.4 (14.4–16.5)
 High school or equivalent 33.3 (31.4–35.3) 30.9 (29.6–32.2)
 Some college 26.0 (24.2–27.8) 28.1 (26.7–29.4)
 College graduate 22.3 (20.7–24.0) 25.6 (24.4–26.8)
Annual household income ($)
  < 20,000 23.6 (21.8–25.3) 22.5 (21.3–23.7)
 20,000–34,999 24.1 (22.3–25.8) 19.6 (18.4–20.8)
 35,000–49,999 14.2 (12.7–15.6) 12.2 (11.3–13.2)
  ≥ 50,000 19.8 (18.2–21.4) 30.8 (29.5–32.0)
 No answer 18.4 (16.8–20.1) 14.9 (13.8–16.0)
Health insurance
 Yes 81.3 (79.6–83.0) 80.0 (78.7–81.4)
 No 18.7 (17.0–20.4) 20.0 (18.6–21.3)
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aweighted percent