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Table 2 Demographic Characteristics in the Longitudinal Study

From: A protocol for measuring the impact of a smoke-free housing policy on indoor tobacco smoke exposure

Demographics NYCHA (n = 157) Section 8 (n = 118)
Enrolled By Building, Range 14–19 5–18
Age (Mean, SD) 51.0 (16.8)a 56.3 (14.4)a
Age (N, %)a
 20–34 46 (29.3) 22 (18.6)
 35–64 80 (51.0) 65 (55.1)
 65+ 31 (19.7) 31 (26.3)
Gender (N, %)
 Male 42 (26.8) 28 (24.6)
 Female 114 (72.6) 86 (75.4)
 Other 1 (0.6)  
Race/Ethnicity (N, %)
 Non-Hispanic Black 61 (38.9) 44 (40.0)
 Asian 2 (1.3) 0 (0.0)
 Hispanic or Latino 82 (52.2) 55 (50.0)
 White 2 (1.3) 1 (0.9)
 More than one race 3 (1.9) 7 (6.4)
 Unknown 6 (3.8) 2 (1.8)
 American Indian/ Alaska Native 1 (0.6) 1 (0.9)
Language (N, %)
 English 112 (71.3) 83 (73.4)
 Spanish 45 (28.7) 30 (26.6)
Number of Adults in the Home (N, %)
 1 63 (40.9) 46 (40.0)
 2 46 (29.9) 43 (37.4)
 3 or more 45 (29.2) 26 (22.6)
Number of Children in the Home (N, %)
 0 87 (56.5) 67 (58.3)
 1 30 (19.5) 22 (19.1)
 2 21 (13.6) 17 (14.8)
 3 or more 16(10.4) 9(7.8)
  1. ainformation is available only from 141 NYCHA and 101 Section 8 Households