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Table 1 Descriptive Characteristics (Weighted) of Sample: NHANES 2007–2014 (n = 1994)

From: Health & Wealth: is weight loss success related to monetary savings in U.S. adults of low-income? Findings from a National Study

CharacteristicsWeighted %SE
Gender
 Women48.65%0.01
Age (years): mean (SE)36.500.35
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White48.54%0.03
 Non-Hispanic Black17.38%0.02
 Hispanic28.41%0.02
 Other5.67%0.01
Marital Status
 Married43.32%0.02
 Widow0.91%0.00
 Divorced/Separated16.07%0.01
 Never married25.69%0.02
College Graduate14.45%0.01
Household Size: mean (SE)3.8030.05
Annual Household Income (U.S. Dollars)- categories
  < $20,000.0031.62%0.01
 $20,000.00–$44,999.0053.00%0.01
 $45,000.00–$74,999.009.78%0.01
  ≥ $75,000.005.60%0.01
Long-term Weight Loss Maintenance (0.00–9.99%)71.85%0.01
Long-term Weight Loss Maintenance (10.00–19.99%)20.34%0.01
Long-term Weight Loss Maintenance (≥20.00%)7.81%0.01
Self-reported Health Status
 Excellent8.47%0.01
 Very good27.74%0.01
 Good44.73%0.01
 Fair17.33%0.01
 Poor1.72%0.00
Current Smoker40.30%0.02
Diet Goal56.44%0.01
Total Savings (U.S. Dollars)
  < $500.0072.61%0.02
 $501.00–$5000.0013.12%0.01
  > $5000.0014.28%0.02
  1. NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, SE standard error, NHANES weights were utilized