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Table 2 Summary statistics of the socioeconomic factors investigated for potential associations with campylobacteriosis risk

From: Socioeconomic determinants of geographic disparities in campylobacteriosis risk: a comparison of global and local modeling approaches

Category Variable (% of census tract population) Mean Std Dev Median Min Max
Race & Nationality Black or African American 19.2 28.4 5.6 0 99.7
  White 77.2 29.0 91.1 0 100.0
  American Indian or Alaskan household 0.3 0.4 0.2 0 11.1
  Asian 1.0 1.7 0.4 0 25.6
  Hispanic/Latino 2.1 2.9 1.2 0 34.2
  Native American/Alaskan 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 1.1
Employment Unemployed 3.8 2.9 3.2 0 36.3
  Service occupation 14.9 6.7 13.6 0 82.6
  Agriculture: forestry, fish/hunt/mine 1.6 2.3 0.7 0 20.4
  Farming Industry 0.6 1.1 0.3 0 14.5
  Disability (age 21–64) 23.1 8.6 22.9 0 60.4
  Armed forces 0.3 2.7 0.0 0 70.1
Education No high school diploma 15.7 7.7 15.8 0 50.2
  Bachelor degree 11.9 9.3 8.7 0 52.1
  Graduate or Professional Degree 6.4 6.2 4.3 0 39.6
Marital status Never married 24.4 11.1 19.9 0 88.9
  Separated 2.3 2.2 1.7 0 21.7
  Divorced 11.6 3.9 11.3 0 51.1
  Widow 7.4 3.3 7.0 0 28.5
Poverty, Public assistance & Urbanicity Poverty level 12.5 11.3 9.7 0 100.0
  Receive public assistance 4.0 4.4 2.8 0 57.1
  Urban 62.7 42.8 89.1 0 100.0
  Rural 37.1 42.7 10.0 0 100.0
  1. Data source: U.S. Census 2000.