Table 1 Sample Characteristics

From: The Income-Based Mortality Gradient Among US Health Care Workers: Cohort Study

  Health care workers (N = 15,068) Non-health care workers (N = 288,776)
Age, years (mean, SD) 46.6 (10.1) 46.0 (9.77)
Sex (N, weighted %)
  Female 12,286 (80.9) 147,703 (50.4)
  Male 2782 (19.1) 142,404 (49.6)
Race (N, weighted %)
  White 10,522 (76.1) 221,509 (81.2)
  Black 3389 (18.1) 42,476 (12.1)
  Asian 929 (6.2) 20,862 (5.3)
  Other 228 (1.2) 5140 (1.5)
Ethnicity
  Hispanic 1907 (8.8) 62,145 (14.9)
  Non-Hispanic 13,161 (91.2) 226,631 (85.2)
Education (N, weighted %)a
  Less than H.S. 1002 (5.4) 39,906 (11.1)
  High school 3121 (19.8) 83,915 (29.1)
  Some college 7979 (54.6) 110,219 (39.9)
  College and above 2938 (20.3) 53,052 (19.9)
Income group, $ (N, weighted %)
  0–34,999 5008 (30.2) 83,913 (26.0)
  35,000–49,999 2017 (13.5) 40,178 (13.4)
  50,000–74,999 2659 (18.2) 53,775 (18.9)
  75,000–99,999 1829 (12.7) 39,123 (14.3)
  100,000+ 3555 (25.4) 71,786 (27.4)
  1. Descriptive statistics for 30–64-year-old health care and non-health care workers participating in the 2007–2014 National Health Interview Surveys. 1.7
  2. aEducational attainment was available for 15,040 of the 15,068 health care workers in the sample and 285,763 of 288,776 non-health care workers