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Table 1 Demographics from analytic sample, by agency and year

From: Determinants of workplace perceptions among federal, state, and local public health staff in the US, 2014 to 2017

Agency / Type Year Women People of color Supervisors or higher Bachelor’s or higher attainment Graduate degree attainment
SHA-CO 2014 (n = 10,216) 72% (71–73%) 29% (28–30%) 30% (29–31%) 75% (74–76%) 41% (40–42%)
2017 (n = 14,258) 73% (72–74%) 36% (35–37%) 29% (28–30%) 75% (74–76%) 41% (40–42%)
BCHC LHD 2014 (n = 2627) 76% (73–78%) 70% (68–72%) 28% (26–30%) 73% (71–75%) 40% (38–43%)
2017 (n = 4958) 74% (73–76%) 74% (73–75%) 27% (26–29%) 73% (72–74%) 38% (36–39%)
CDC (HHS) 2014 (n = 6562) 60% (59–61%) 43% (42–44%) 19% (19–20%) 87% (86–88%) 68% (66–69%)
2017 (n = 7351) 64% (63–65%) 45% (44–47%) 18% (17–19%) 91% (90–91%) 71% (70–73%)
HHS 2014 (n = 32,806) 62% (61–63%) 50% (49–51%) 19% (18–19%) 77% (76–77%) 53% (53–54%)
2017 (n = 43,086) 63% (62–63%) 52% (51–52%) 17% (17–18%) 80% (80–81%) 58% (57–58%)
US Gov total 2014 (n = 392,752) 43% (43–43%) 37% (37–38%) 18% (18–18%) 63% (62–63%) 30% (29–30%)
2017 (n = 486,105) 43% (42–43%) 36% (36–37%) 15% (15–15%) 66% (66–66%) 33% (33–33%)
  1. Cells shown as: Estimate (95% Confidence interval). Thirty three agencies are included in the SHA CO estimates and thirteen BCHC LHDs are. Unweighted response counts are reported by year
  2. SHA-CO State Health Agency Central office, BCHC Big City Health Department, CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS Health and Human Services, US Gov total all federal employees of US government