Table 1.

Participant characteristics, University of North Carolina Men's Health Survey, 2009

Overall n = 608Heterosexual n = 296Gay/bisexual n = 312Difference
n (%)n (%)n (%)P*
Age*
    18-26 y48 (7.9)34 (11.5)14 (4.5)
    27-39 y121 (19.9)75 (25.3)46 (14.7)
    40-49 y217 (35.7)90 (30.4)127 (40.7)
    50-59 y222 (36.5)97 (32.8)125 (40.1)
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic white483 (79.4)230 (77.7)253 (81.1)
    Other race/ethnicity125 (20.6)66 (22.3)59 (18.9)
Education*
    No college degree335 (55.1)197 (66.6)138 (44.2)
    College degree or more273 (44.9)99 (33.4)174 (55.8)
Annual household income
    <$60,000273 (44.9)147 (49.7)126 (40.4)
    $60,000 +335 (55.1)149 (50.3)186 (59.6)
Relationship status*
    Other (divorced, widowed, separated, never married)261 (42.9)97 (32.8)164 (52.6)
    Living with partner or married347 (57.1)199 (67.2)148 (47.4)
Urbanicity*
    Urban534 (87.8)242 (81.8)292 (93.6)
    Rural74 (12.2)54 (18.2)20 (6.4)