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Table 1 Characteristics of U.S. Foreign-Born Adults Aged ≥18 Years by Hispanic Ethnicity, National Health Interview Survey, 2013-2018, N = 27,253

From: Examining the relationship of sociodemographic factors, neighborhood cohesion and abnormal sleep duration among U.S. foreign-born subpopulations in the National Health Interview Survey

  Mexican
(27.0%)
Puerto Rican
(4.3%)
Cuban
(3.6%)
Dominican
(2.4%)
Central or South American
(11.6%)
Other/Multiple Hispanic/Latino
(0.7%)
Non-Hispanic/Latino
(50.4%)
All
(100%)
Characteristics N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Sleep Duration Per Day
 ≤6 hours 1,968 27.0 443 37.4 271 27.3 242 33.6 997 31.2 65 32.3 4,422 31.6 8,408 30.5
 7 to 8 hours 4,854 65.7 623 54.3 636 64.6 373 59.2 2,009 63.5 114 61.2 8,440 62.6 17,049 63.2
 ≥9 hours 532 7.2 102 8.3 76 8.1 35 7.1 160 5.3 16 6.5 875 5.9 1,796 6.4
Neighborhood Cohesion
 Low 2,519 33.6 446 36.5 280 30.2 264 41.1 1,157 35.6 64 32.6 3,246 22.5 7,976 28.2
 Medium 2,714 37.0 387 34.8 300 33.0 230 35.5 1,175 37.4 61 32.9 5,301 38.8 10,168 37.7
 High 2,121 29.4 335 28.7 403 36.9 156 23.4 834 27.0 70 34.5 5,190 38.7 9,109 34.1
Sex
 Male 3,371 50.8 473 50.0 468 53.7 244 45.0 1,379 49.8 81 47.9 6,335 48.1 12,351 49.2
 Female 3,983 49.2 695 50.0 515 46.3 406 55.0 1,787 50.2 114 52.1 7,402 51.9 14,902 50.8
Age Category
 18 – 44 4,175 56.6 430 40.9 273 35.0 264 44.0 1,706 56.3 75 42.6 6,282 47.0 13,205 50.0
 45 – 54 1,515 22.8 177 16.5 181 20.4 139 23.5 620 20.4 35 17.8 2,440 19.8 5,107 20.6
 55 – 64 849 12.2 203 15.7 156 17.1 107 17.9 409 13.2 36 19.4 2,062 16.0 3,822 14.8
 65 – 74 548 5.7 229 17.1 172 12.8 85 8.4 279 6.5 29 12.2 1,724 10.4 3,066 9.0
 ≥75 267 2.7 129 9.9 201 14.6 55 6.3 152 3.6 20 8.0 1,229 6.7 2,053 5.6
Marital Status
 Single/Never Married 1,164 15.3 269 19.7 142 15.3 139 21.1 647 18.1 34 11.8 2,695 16.3 5,090 16.4
 Marred/Living with Partner 4,868 72.8 502 56.0 519 63.4 286 55.6 1,848 67.2 105 67.8 8,230 70.5 16,358 69.6
 Divorced/Separated 975 8.7 273 16.6 196 13.9 169 17.9 525 11.3 35 14.5 1,742 8.5 3,915 9.6
 Widowed 347 3.2 124 7.7 126 7.4 56 5.5 146 3.4 21 5.9 1,070 4.7 1,890 4.3
Education
 Less than High School 4,235 55.0 395 28.8 251 21.8 256 34.3 1,077 30.5 48 18.3 1,384 9.3 7,646 25.6
 High School Graduate/GED 1,677 23.9 307 29.1 314 33.0 158 25.4 733 24.9 48 27.4 2,476 18.3 5,713 21.6
 Some College/Associate’s 958 14.1 294 25.3 214 21.2 137 24.7 711 23.3 45 24.4 3,171 22.3 5,530 20.4
 Bachelor’s Degree/More 484 7.0 172 16.9 204 24.0 99 15.6 645 21.2 54 29.9 6,706 50.1 8,364 32.4
Employment Status
 Employed 4,642 65.3 480 47.5 482 56.5 365 63.8 2,123 68.7 105 61.8 8,357 63.5 16,554 63.8
 Not Employed 2,712 34.7 688 52.5 501 43.5 285 36.2 1,043 31.3 90 38.2 5,380 36.5 10,699 36.2
BMI Category
 <18.50, Underweight 63 0.7 12 0.9 10 1.1 9 2.3 32 1.2 4 1.7 433 2.6 563 1.8
 18.50 – 24.99, Normal 1,767 23.3 349 30.3 322 30.1 225 31.0 1,035 31.4 60 29.3 6,546 46.5 10,304 37.0
 25.00 – 29.99, Overweight 3,109 43.3 437 38.3 426 44.4 252 42.5 1,299 42.4 75 42.3 4,569 34.7 10,167 38.5
 ≥30.00, Obese 2,415 32.7 370 30.5 225 24.4 164 24.2 800 25.0 56 26.6 2,189 16.2 6,219 22.6
Alcohol Drinking Statusa
 Lifetime Abstainer 2,487 31.7 410 34.0 449 40.3 250 36.3 1,076 32.9 64 28.3 4,729 35.1 9,465 34.1
 Former Drinker 1,032 13.5 200 17.5 109 10.7 75 10.0 438 13.7 28 12.0 1,352 9.2 3,234 11.2
 Current Drinker 3,835 54.7 558 48.5 425 49.0 325 53.8 1,652 53.5 103 59.6 7,656 55.7 14,554 54.7
Smoking Status
 Never 5,659 76.8 760 65.4 743 74.7 531 80.0 2,443 77.1 142 75.9 10,002 74.1 20,280 75.0
 Former 979 13.9 226 20.2 135 15.4 77 12.9 504 16.3 37 14.6 2,349 16.5 4,307 15.8
 Current 716 9.3 182 14.4 105 9.9 42 7.0 219 6.5 16 9.4 1,386 9.4 2,666 9.2
Language of Interview
 English Only 2,957 41.1 822 73.0 235 26.5 301 45.6 1,558 52.4 147 79.6 12,874 93.6 18,894 71.0
 Spanish Only 2,860 38.2 202 17.4 662 60.9 270 42.1 1,125 32.0 28 10.3 24 0.3 5,171 17.4
 Spanish and English 1,531 20.6 142 9.5 83 11.5 79 12.3 476 15.3 20 10.1 25 0.2 2,356 8.4
 Other 6 0.1 2 0.1 3 1.1 0 0.0 7 0.3 0 0.0 814 6.0 832 3.2
Years Lived in the U.S.
 <10 Years 799 10.6 182 19.0 203 23.8 113 21.7 615 19.8 23 13.7 3,247 22.7 5,182 19.0
 ≥10 Years 6,555 89.4 986 81.0 780 76.2 537 78.3 2,551 80.2 172 86.3 10,490 77.3 22,071 81.0
  1. All percentages are weighted
  2. aLifetime abstainer (<12 drinks in life); Former drinker (no drinks past year); Current drinker (1+ drinks past year)