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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of study population (N = 198,941)

From: Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with multimorbidity in a geographically-defined community

  N (%)
Age, years
 20–39 69,829 (35.1)
 40–49 30,698 (15.4)
 50–59 37,457 (18.8)
 60–69 29,111 (14.6)
 70–79 18,099 (9.1)
  ≥ 80 13,747 (6.9)
Sex
 Female 105,948 (53.3)
 Male 92,993 (46.7)
Race
 White 174,473 (87.7)
 Black 6769 (3.4)
 Asian 6136 (3.1)
 Other/Unknown 11,563 (5.8)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic 10,683 (5.4)
 Non-Hispanic 188,258 (94.6)
Individual level of education
 High school or less 41,882 (21.1)
 Some college 70,069 (35.2)
 College or advanced degree 27,704 (13.9)
 Unknown 59,286 (29.8)
Multimorbidity (≥2 conditions) 78,527 (39.5)
Severe multimorbidity (≥5 conditions) 20,404 (10.3)