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Table 1 Characteristics of respondent sample and analytic sample

From: Correlated physical and mental health summary scores for the SF-36 and SF-12 Health Survey, V.1

  Respondent Sample
Frequency (Percent)
Analytic Sample
Frequency (Percent)
Gender   
   Male 2,427 (35%) 2,389 (35%)
   Female 4,487 (65%) 4,400 (65%)
Race   
   Caucasian 5,508 (80%) 5,426 (80%)
   Hispanic 713 (10%) 691 (10%)
   Asian 298 (4%) 292 (4%)
   African-American 210 (3%) 206 (3%)
   Other 182 (3%) 172 (3%)
Education   
   High school or less 2276 (33%) 2205 (33%)
   College/Vocational 3731 (55%) 3685 (55%)
   Professional/Graduate 834 (12%) 827 (12%)
Income   
   ≤ 9,999 525 (8%) 508 (8%)
   10 – 19,999 966 (15%) 940 (15%)
   20 – 39,999 1,949 (31%) 1,930 (31%)
   40 – 74,999 2,070 (32%) 2,053 (32%)
   75,000 + 889 (14%) 877 (14%)
Insurance   
   Private 5,873 (86%) 5,787 (86%)
   Medicaid 57 (1%) 54 (1%)
   Medicare 398 (6%) 371 (6%)
   Other Insurance 418 (6%) 409 (6%)
   No Insurance 90 (1%) 89 (1%)
Age 50 (18) 50 (18)
SF-36 Scale Scores   
   Physical Functioning 79 (27) 79 (27)
   Role-Physical 72 (39) 73 (39)
   Bodily Pain 69 (25) 70 (25)
   General Health 70 (21) 70 (21)
   Vitality 59 (21) 59 (21)
   Social Functioning 79 (25) 79 (25)
   Role-Emotional 81 (34) 81 (34)
   Emotional Well-Being 75 (17) 75 (18)
SF-36 Component Scores   
   PCSuc 47 (11) 47 (11)
   MCSuc 50 (10) 50 (10)
  1. * Sample size (n) vary because of missing data.