Table 1.

Respondent demographics

MeasureNo. (N = 2,034)Weighted, %
Sex (N = 2,034)
 Female134850.8
 Male68649.2
Ethnicity/race (N = 2,034)
 Hispanic76435.7
 White, non-Hispanic63945.5
 Black, non-Hispanic46810.6
 Others1638.2
Age (N = 2,034)
 18–44 years1,26751.3
 45–64 years56943.3
 65 years or older19814.4
Born in United States (N = 2,034)
 No1788.2
 Yes1,85691.8
Education (N = 2,033)
 Less than 8 years210.8
 8 to 11 years934.2
 12 years or completed high school47122.6
 Post-high school training other than college (vocational or technical)1346.5
 Some college61029.9
 College graduate50825.5
 Postgraduate19610.4
Marital status (N = 2,033)
 Divorced22211.8
 Living as married1586.9
 Married83445.4
 Separated522.4
 Single, never been married69629.2
 Widowed714.4
Occupation status (N = 2,032)
 Disabled1226.7
 Homemaker2148.8
 Retired23716.0
 Student1365.2
 Employed105050.6
 Unemployed22810.6
 Other452.2
Rent or own (N = 2,031)
 Occupied without paying monetary rent1999.0
 Own100256.7
 Rent83034.3
Household income (N = 2,034)
 $0 to $9,9992128.7
 $10,000 to $14,9991406.4
 $15,000 to $19,9991386.4
 $20,000 to $34,99933515.8
 $35,000 to $49,99935117.6
 $50,000 to $74,99940420.9
 $75,000 to $99,99921511.0
 $100,000 to $199,99920311.3
 $200,000 or more361.9
Which one of these comes closest to your own feelings about your household's income these days? (N = 2,031)
 Finding it very difficult on present income1908.7
 Finding it difficult on present income41619.8
 Getting by on present income83142.2
 Living comfortably on present income59429.4
Do you have any kind of health care coverage?
 (N = 2,031)
 No59826.3
 Yes1,43373.7