Table 3

Characteristics of the cohort (n=7728)

Mean%N
Demographics
 Average age53.77728
 % Male47.83693
 % Married17.41343
 % African-American80.56224
 % Hispanic5.7439
Lifestyle factors
 % Working full-time15.21174
 % High school graduate/GED26.32030
 % Bachelor’s degree or higher8.0615
 % Yearly income less than US$15 00051.43975
 % Currently smoke marijuana20.21559
 % Currently smoke cigarettes47.83694
Medical history (self-report)
 % History of cancer5.7441
 % High cholesterol24.21874
 % Type 2 diabetes10.1781
 % Hypertension38.02835
 % Health insurance76.65918
 % Heart attack4.7367
Observed values
 Average systolic BP (mm Hg)136.06646
 Average diastolic BP (mm Hg)84.06216
 % Obese35.02704
  • BP, blood pressure.