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Table 1 Sample demographic characteristics (n = 615)

From: Assessing the relationship between neighborhood factors and diabetes related health outcomes and self-care behaviors

Age  
 18–34 years 1.6
 35–44 years 5.2
 45–64 years 53.6
 65+ years 39.6
Gender  
 Women 38.4
 Men 61.6
Race/ethnicity  
 Non-Hispanic Black 65.7
 Non-Hispanic Whites 33.0
 Hispanic/Other 1.3
Marital status  
 Married 49.7
 Not married 50.3
Educational level  
 Less than high school graduate 13.0
 High school graduate 28.2
 College education 47.1
 More than college 11.7
Employment status  
 Employed 34.7
 Not employed 65.3
Annual income level  
 <$20,000 41.6
 $20,000–$49,000 38.9
 $50,000–$74,999 10.1
 $75,000+ 9.4
Health insurance  
 Uninsured 9.12
 Private 20.2
 Medicare 24.8
 Medicaid 10.3
 Military/TRICARE 23.9
 Other 11.7
Blood pressure control (<140/80 mmHg)  
 Controlled 58.9
 Not controlled 41.1
Lipid control (LDL < 100 mg/dL)  
 Controlled 63.9
 Not controlled 36.1
Glycemic control (HbA1c < 7 %)  
 Controlled 39.1
 Not controlled 60.9
 Body Mass Index (>30) 68.2