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Table 1 Sample characteristics of analytic sample of American Indian (n = 1,824)

From: Perceived discrimination and health outcomes among Asian Indians in the United States

  Nb Percent
Perceived discriminationa
 No 1692 92.8 %
 Yes 132 7.2 %
Self rated health
 Excellent/very good/good 1574 86.3 %
 Fair/Poor 250 13.7 %
Sex
 Male 1103 60.5 %
 Female 721 39.5 %
Age
 18–34 421 23.1 %
 35–44 460 25.2 %
 45–54 417 22.8 %
  ≥ 55 526 28.8 %
Annual household income
  < $25,000 229 12.6 %
 $25,000–$74,999 550 30.2 %
 $75,000–$99,999 389 21.3 %
  ≥ $100,000**** 656 36.0 %
Education
  ≤ High school graduate 172 9.4 %
 College graduate 975 53.5 %
  > College 676 37.1 %
Marital status
 Married 1632 89.5 %
 Formerly married 83 4.6 %
 Never married 109 6.0 %
Years lived in U.S.
  < 10 years 628 34.4 %
  ≥ 10 years 1196 65.6 %
English proficiency
 Very well/Pretty well 1635 89.6 %
 Not too well/Not at all 189 10.4 %
Have health insurance
 No 261 14.3 %
 Yes 1563 85.7 %
Body mass indexc
 Underweight/normal 1015 55.6 %
 Overweight 666 36.5 %
 Obese 143 7.8 %
Current tobacco user
 No 1709 93.7 %
 Yes 115 6.3 %
Chronic illness Mean SD
  1.03 0.03
  1. Notes: aPercieved discrimination when seeking healthcare services. bN was calculated based on the estimated proportion. cUnderweight/normal (<24.9 kg/m2); Overweight (25.00–29.9 kg//m2) Obese (≥30 kg/m2)