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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants in this analysis (n = 1188) from the Newborn Epigenetics Study (NEST). Continuous variables are displayed as mean (standard deviation, SD) and categorical variables are displayed as count (percentage). Column percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding

From: Estimating exposure to neighborhood crime by race and ethnicity for public health research

  All Eligible Participants
(n = 1188)
Black
(n = 627)
Latinx
(n = 308)
White
(n = 253)
Participant Age at Delivery
 Mean (SD) 27.8 (± 5.8) 26.4 (± 5.8) 28.1 (± 5.7) 30.7 (± 4.9)
 Missing 1 (0.1%) 1 (0.2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Participant Race/Ethnicity
 Black 627 (53%)
 Latinx 308 (26%)
 White 253 (21%)
Participant Educational Attainment
 < High School 329 (28%) 127 (20%) 184 (60%) 18 (7%)
 High School Grad 279 (23%) 196 (31%) 62 (20%) 21 (8%)
 Some College 223 (19%) 175 (28%) 24 (8%) 24 (9%)
 College Grad 293 (25%) 98 (16%) 13 (4%) 182 (72%)
 Missing 64 (5.4%) 31 (4.9%) 25 (8.1%) 8 (3.2%)
Gestational Age (Weeks)
 Mean (SD) 38.8 (± 2.4) 38.4 (± 2.6) 39.0 (± 2.3) 39.3 (± 1.9)
Delivery Weight (grams)
 Mean (SD) 3201 (± 606.5) 3072 (± 625.1) 3318 (± 556.3) 3382 (± 541.7)
 Missing 15 (1.3%) 7 (1.1%) 4 (1.3%) 4 (1.6%)