Table 1.

Characteristics of Study Population: Kaiser Permanente, 1995–1996

Females
(n = 5060)
% (n)
Males
(n = 4363)
% (n)
Age at interview
19–3411.6 (589)6.9 (300)
35–4926.2 (1324)24.1 (1050)
50–6430.8 (1559)32.5 (1418)
65+31.4 (1588)36.5 (1595)
Race/ethnicity
White77.2 (3905)80.9 (3531)
Black4.9 (249)4.8 (208)
Hispanic6.4 (326)4.8 (208)
Asian7.5 (377)5.9 (258)
American Indian.4 (20).6 (25)
Other3.6 (183)3.0 (132)
Education
Some high school7.6 (383)5.9 (258)
High school graduate23.2 (1174)16.2 (707)
Some college32.6 (1651)29.6 (1293)
College graduate36.6 (1852)48.3 (2105)
Employment
Full-time40.5 (1911)50.1 (2107)
Part-time11.9 (560)4.4 (186)
Retired/unemployed47.6 (2247)45.5 (1916)
Currently married
Yes67.0 (3384)81.4 (3546)
No33.0 (1666)18.6 (810)
  •  Sample incomplete attributable to missing data.

     Includes living as married.