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Table 1. SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF ADULTS AGED ≥18 YEARS LIVING IN RURAL AREAS, BY RACE/ETHNICITY* — BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM,† UNITED STATES, 2012–2015 Abbreviations: AI/AN = American Indian/Alaska Native; CI = confidence interval; GED = General Education Development certificate; NHOPI = Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander. * All races are non-Hispanic. † BRFSS data and documentation information, including survey questions, are available. (CDC. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: survey data & documentation. Atlanta, GA: CDC, US Department of Health and Human Services; 2017. ). § Significantly different (p<0.05, t-test) from non-Hispanic white. ¶ Estimates not reported because relative standard error was >30%. ** Census divisions are categorized into U.S. census regions: New England and Middle Atlantic (Northeast); East North Central and West North Central (Midwest); South Atlantic, East South Central, and West South Central (South); Mountain and Pacific (West) (Source: US Census Bureau. Census regions and divisions of the United States. Washington, DC: US Census Bureau. ).
Table 1.

SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF ADULTS AGED ≥18 YEARS LIVING IN RURAL AREAS, BY RACE/ETHNICITY* — BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM,† UNITED STATES, 2012–2015

Abbreviations: AI/AN = American Indian/Alaska Native; CI = confidence interval; GED = General Education Development certificate; NHOPI = Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander.

* All races are non-Hispanic.

† BRFSS data and documentation information, including survey questions, are available. (CDC. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: survey data & documentation. Atlanta, GA: CDC, US Department of Health and Human Services; 2017. https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/data_documentation/index.htm).

§ Significantly different (p<0.05, t-test) from non-Hispanic white.

¶ Estimates not reported because relative standard error was >30%.

** Census divisions are categorized into U.S. census regions: New England and Middle Atlantic (Northeast); East North Central and West North Central (Midwest); South Atlantic, East South Central, and West South Central (South); Mountain and Pacific (West) (Source: US Census Bureau. Census regions and divisions of the United States. Washington, DC: US Census Bureau. https://www2.census.gov/geo/pdfs/maps-data/maps/reference/us_regdiv.pdf).

Corresponding author: CARA V. JAMES, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Telephone: 410-786-0634; E-mail: cara.james@cms.hhs.gov

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ISSN
1548-6869
Print ISSN
1049-2089
Pages
19-34
Launched on MUSE
2018-02-27
Open Access
No
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