Table 1

Comparison of final TCWS sample characteristics and 2000 U.S. Census Data

All Subjects

Sample

Census

Ratio


% Female

64.81

50.94

1.27

% aged 25–34

19.63

23.67

0.83

% aged 35–44

27.31

26.40

1.03

% aged 45–54

24.47

21.19

1.15

% aged 55–64

16.22

12.41

1.31

% aged 65–74

8.82

8.69

1.01

% aged 75+

3.56

7.63

0.47

% Caucasian

81.21

76.26

1.06

% College*

28.90

30.59

0.94

% Married*

58.87

51.84

1.14

HH Income, $1 k*

47.41

50.01

0.95

% Own Home*

75.28

66.30

1.14

Mean Ratio

1.03

Max Ratio

1.31

Min Ratio

0.47


* Comparisons with block-group level data

Oakes et al. Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations 2007 4:16   doi:10.1186/1742-5573-4-16

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