TABLE 1.

Parent Demographics

CharacteristicsnResultLos Angeles County Census: 200021
Mean age54334 y (SD: 8 y)N/A
Gender (female)45083%N/A
Race/Ethnicity
 White (non-Hispanic)14627%*31%
 Latino29053%*45%
 African American6411%10%
 Asian438%*12%
EducationFor adults aged ≥25 y
 ≤8th grade163%*16%
 Some high school7013%14%
 High school graduate or some college32660%*45%
 Bachelors degree13124%25%
Annual income
 <20 00010018%30% (<25 000)
 20 000–40 00017733%27% (25 000 to <50 000)
 41 000–80 00016230%28% (50 000 to <100 000)
 >80 00010419%15% (≥100 000)
  • * P < .05 for comparison of the study population to the Los Angeles County adult population.