TABLE 1

Parent Characteristics (N = 817)

VariableN (%)
Age, y
 18–24190 (23)
 25–44573 (70)
 45–6454 (7)
Gender
 Male185 (23)
 Female632 (77)
Race and ethnicity
 Hispanic (any race)106 (13)
 White554 (68)
 Black or African American118 (14)
 Others39 (5)
Education
 <High school99 (12)
 High school graduate346 (42)
 Some college240 (29)
 College graduate130 (16)
Other smokers in home
 Yes474 (58)
 No343 (42)
Youngest child’s age, y
 <1 214 (26)
 1–4 288 (35)
 5–9 158 (19)
 ≥10147 (18)
Child’s insurance coverage
 Medicaid488 (60)
 Private insurance/HMO257 (31)
 Other/self-pay72 (9)
  • HMO, health maintenance organization.