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Table 4 Distribution of sociodemographic characteristics by RTRM item non-response, South Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016–2017

From: Who declines to respond to the reactions to race module?: findings from the South Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016–2017

  Socially-Assigned Race Race consciousness Experienced Differential Treatment Reactions to Differential Treatment
Characteristic    Work Healthcare Emotional Physical
Non-responder
(%)
p-value Non-responder
(%)
p-value Non-responder
(%)
p-value Non-responder
(%)
p-value Non-responder
(%)
p-value Non-responder
(%)
p-value
Sex
 Male 17.2 0.0374 19.5 0.0952 49.9 <.0001 27.4 0.2186 17.3 0.0268 17.3 0.0318
 Female 15.6   18.1   59.2   26.4   15.5   15.7  
Age
 18–34 22.9 <.0001 24.8 <.0001 46.0 <.0001 28.2 <.0001 22.7 <.0001 22.8 <.0001
 35–44 17.5   20.0   37.3   27.1   18.2   18.2  
 45–64 13.5   15.7   48.5   23.7   13.4   13.6  
 65+ 11.0   14.4   88.6   29.7   11.0   11.0  
Education
  < HS 17.3 0.6009 18.8 0.9995 69.1 <.0001 31.0 0.0012 17.1 0.8051 17.3 0.6427
 HS graduate 16.7   18.8   56.2   26.9   16.6   16.9  
 Some college 15.8   18.7   54.0   25.7   15.9   15.9  
 College graduate 16.1   18.8   45.5   25.8   16.3   15.9  
Income (per year)
 Less than $15,000 16.9 <.0001 18.1 <.0001 76.2 <.0001 29.1 <.0001 16.9 <.0001 17.2 <.0001
 $15,000–$24,999 15.4   17.6   63.6   25.8   15.9   16.4  
 $25,000–$34,999 15.4   17.4   53.9   24.2   14.4   14.3  
 $35,000–$49,999 13.5   16.0   48.6   21.8   13.7   13.8  
 $50,000 or more 14.5   17.0   40.9   23.0   14.8   14.7  
 Missing 23.2   26.5   68.3   39.6   22.8   22.8  
Employment status
 Employed / self employed 17.5 < .0001 19.7 <.0001 21.6 * 24.3 <.0001 17.7 <.0001 17.6 <.0001
 Not employed 18.2   20.1   63.5   29.6   18.9   18.1  
 Retired 10.5   13.9   100.0   29.6   10.5   10.5  
 Homemaker / Student 19.0   22.0   100.0   29.8   19.1   19.8  
 Unable to work 16.0   17.5   100.0   29.5   15.0   16.2  
Health insurance status
 Insured 15.7 <.0001 18.1 0.0001 55.4 0.0042 25.9 <.0001 15.7 <.0001 15.8 <.0001
 Uninsured 21.0   23.2   50.7   32.6   21.1   21.1  
Geographic residence
 Urban 11.3 0.1382 13.7 0.0909 50.3 <.0001 22.3 0.1930 11.3 0.0943 11.3 0.0767
 Rural 12.3   15.0   57.3   23.4   12.5   12.6  
  1. RTRM Reactions To Race;
  2. 1 Responses weighted according to guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
  3. * A p-value was not generated for this portion of the analysis