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Table 1 Baseline demographics by ethnicity (n = 1841)

From: Effectiveness of different methods for delivering tailored nutrition education to low income, ethnically diverse adults

VARIABLE HISPANIC NON-HISPANIC P-VALUE TOTAL
FEMALE 86.3% 83.6% NS 85.1%
EMPLOYED 49.8% 53.1% NS 51.3%
EDUCATION
   < High School 42.1% 24.0% < .0001 33.9%
   High School Graduate 29.1% 32.3%   30.5%
   > High School 28.8% 43.8%   35.6%
MARRIED
   Currently Married 43.4% 30.4% < .0001 37.5%
   Never Married 30.6% 36.9%   33.5%
   Previously Married 26.0% 32.8%   29.1%
INCOME
   <= 20 K 62.0% 49.6% < .0001 56.4%
   21 – 40 K 22.2% 25.2%   23.6%
   41 K + 3.8% 17.3%   9.9%
AGE GROUP
   18–34 41.9% 30.3% < .0001 36.7%
   35–51 41.6% 44.6%   43.0%
   52+ 16.5% 25.1%   20.4%
MEAN AGE 38.7 (SD 12.2) 42.6 (SD 13.6) < .0001 40.4 (SD 12.9)
CHILDREN IN HOUSEHOLD 73.7% 56.7% < .0001 66.0%
RACE     
   American Indian 3.6% 4.9% < .0001 4.2%
   Asian 0% 1.6%   0.7%
   Black/African American 3.7% 23.2%   12.5%
   Native HI/Pacific Is. 0.7% 0.1%   0.4%
   White/Caucasian 16.0% 59.2%   35.6%
   More than one race 60.6% 10.3%   37.9%
   Unknown 15.4% 0.7%   8.7%
TOTAL 1007 834   1841