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Table 1 Demographics

From: The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey

Sample (N) "Would you say your overall physical health is..." (%) Mean F(p)
  Poor Fair Good Very Good Excellent   
All Recruits (31,108) 0.8 11.6 43.0 35.0 9.6 3.40  
Gender        141.8
   Males (23,282) 0.7 10.4 41.1 37.2 10.6 3.45 (<.001)
   Females (7,826) 1.0 15.3 48.7 28.3 6.7 3.23  
Ethnicity/Race        8.5
   Asian/Pacific Islander (1,255) 1.0 14.3 44.9 30.0 9.8 3.33 (<.001)
   African-American (5,826) 0.9 11.2 38.5 36.3 13.2 3.48  
   Hispanic (3,129) 0.6 11.4 38.8 36.7 12.4 3.49  
   White (19,751) 0.7 11.6 45.0 34.6 8.0 3.36  
   Native American (234) 1.3 10.7 42.3 35.0 10.7 3.43  
   Other (912) 0.5 11.0 41.4 36.3 10.7 3.46  
Marital Status        5.6
   Married (2,931) 1.0 12.7 46.3 31.3 8.6 3.34 (.018)
   Not Married (28,177) 0.7 11.5 42.7 35.4 9.7 3.40  
  1. Note: percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. Mean rating based on assigning values of 1 = Poor through 5 = Excellent health. p-value