TABLE 2

Distribution of Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics by ACEs

N≥1 ACEs % (n) N = 6015No. ACEs % (n) N = 3144
Race or ethnicity*
 White703377.1 (4639)76.2 (2394)
 Black4375.5 (333)3.3 (104)
 Hispanic4895.9 (352)4.4 (137)
 Asian7185.5 (329)12.4 (389)
 American Indian360.47 (28)0.25 (8)
 Other4465.6 (334)3.6 (112)
Education*
 Some high school7227.0 (420)9.6 (302)
 High school graduate185219.3 (1160)22.0 (692)
 Some college344440.7 (2449)31.7 (995)
 College graduate314133.0 (1986)36.7 (1155)
Age at interview, y*
 19–34104213.5 (810)7.4 (232)
 35–49248330.7 (1846)20.3 (637)
 50–64286031.7 (1909)30.3 (951)
 ≥65277424.1 (1450)42.1 (1324)
Daughter of adolescent mother
 Yes65615.3 (463)12.7 (193)
 No390284.7 (2574)87.3 (1328)
Smoked during adolescence*
 Yes239130.2 (1819)18.2 (572)
 No676869.8 (4196)81.8 (2572)
Drank alcohol during adolescence*
 Yes220454.6 (1659)35.8 (545)
 No235445.4 (1378)64.2 (976)
Used street drugs during adolescence*
 Yes52215.0 (454)4.5 (68)
 No403685.0 (2583)95.5 (1453)
Suicide attempt during adolescence*
 Yes1113.5 (105)0.39 (6)
 No444796.5 (2932)99.6 (1515)
≥5 lifetime sex partners*
 Yes265239.3 (2156)17.4 (496)
 No568460.7 (3331)82.6 (2353)
  • * P < .0001

  • P < .05. Data for daughter of adolescent mother, drank alcohol during adolescence, used street drugs during adolescence, and suicide attempt during adolescence were available for the second wave only (total = 4558).