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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Demographics

What is your current employment status?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Employed or self-employed

C.I.

Out of work

C.I.

Homemaker

C.I.

Student

C.I.

Retired

C.I.

Unable to work

C.I.

All Adults

11269

62.2

61.1-63.3

7.0

6.38-7.64

7.0

6.48-7.54

3.6

3.05-4.15

16.6

15.9-17.3

3.6

3.19-4.01

 

Employment by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Employed or self-employed

C.I.

Out of work

C.I.

Homemaker

C.I.

Student

C.I.

Retired

C.I.

Unable to work

C.I.

18-24

560

56.8

52.1-61.4

15.0

11.5-18.4

2.7

1.33-4.15

24.2

20.1-28.3

 

-

1.3

0.37-2.33

25-34

1561

78.6

76.3-80.9

7.1

5.66-8.64

9.4

7.84-10.9

3.7

2.72-4.76

 

-

1.1

0.57-1.67

35-44

2441

79.4

77.6-81.3

6.7

5.56-7.84

9.2

8.01-10.5

1.1

0.63-1.61

0.2

-.03-0.41

3.3

2.38-4.22

45-54

2350

79.0

77.0-81.0

8.1

6.80-9.42

4.9

3.89-5.97

0.2

0.03-0.39

2.1

1.26-3.02

5.6

4.53-6.77

55-64

1698

62.0

59.4-64.7

6.2

4.76-7.58

6.0

4.76-7.30

0.1

-.04-0.20

17.9

15.9-20.0

7.7

6.22-9.24

65+

2477

12.2

10.8-13.7

1.8

1.17-2.43

7.6

6.38-8.78

0.0

-.04-0.12

75.7

73.7-77.6

2.7

1.93-3.49

 

Employment by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Employed or self-employed

C.I.

Out of work

C.I.

Homemaker

C.I.

Student

C.I.

Retired

C.I.

Unable to work

C.I.

Male

4490

60.9

59.7-62.1

5.5

4.90-6.16

7.3

6.73-7.95

3.2

2.55-3.77

20.4

19.5-21.4

2.6

2.25-2.99

Female

6779

59.7

56.1-63.3

11.8

9.22-14.4

2.8

1.81-3.81

3.5

2.05-4.87

14.5

12.0-17.1

7.7

5.86-9.54

 

Employment by Income

Income Group

Total # of respondents

Employed or self-employed

C.I.

Out of work

C.I.

Homemaker

C.I.

Student

C.I.

Retired

C.I.

Unable to work

C.I.

< $15,000

709

31.7

26.8-36.6

16.5

12.9-20.2

5.7

3.80-7.52

5.2

2.67-7.73

25.2

21.4-29.1

15.7

12.7-18.7

$15,000-24,999

1436

46.4

43.1-49.7

11.8

9.75-13.9

5.5

4.20-6.82

4.9

3.18-6.70

24.5

22.0-26.9

6.9

5.33-8.39

$25,000-34,999

1004

57.5

53.9-61.2

7.2

5.16-9.20

5.8

4.10-7.52

2.2

0.92-3.46

22.9

20.1-25.7

4.4

2.80-5.94

$35,000-49,999

1463

65.0

62.1-67.9

5.3

3.85-6.71

6.5

5.02-7.92

3.3

1.92-4.66

18.0

15.9-20.1

2.0

1.12-2.80

$50,000-74,999

1655

73.1

70.7-75.5

4.2

3.12-5.36

6.4

5.14-7.64

2.2

1.30-3.18

12.3

10.6-14.0

1.7

0.95-2.47

$75,000+

3394

80.9

79.3-82.4

3.2

2.44-4.04

6.7

5.81-7.53

2.5

1.73-3.37

6.0

5.19-6.91

0.6

0.32-0.90

 

Employment by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Employed or self-employed

C.I.

Out of work

C.I.

Homemaker

C.I.

Student

C.I.

Retired

C.I.

Unable to work

C.I.

Less than H.S.

886

45.0

40.8-49.2

10.8

8.19-13.3

9.9

7.52-12.3

2.6

0.95-4.25

22.0

19.0-25.1

9.7

7.53-11.9

H.S. or G.E.D.

3079

53.5

51.4-55.6

8.6

7.26-9.96

7.6

6.51-8.63

2.7

1.82-3.54

22.5

20.9-24.1

5.2

4.26-6.06

Some Post-H.S.

2633

62.8

60.5-65.0

6.8

5.54-8.08

6.8

5.83-7.87

6.7

5.19-8.29

13.8

12.4-15.2

3.0

2.33-3.75

College Graduate

4637

72.9

71.4-74.3

4.9

4.17-5.69

5.9

5.20-6.62

2.6

1.91-3.33

12.5

11.5-13.5

1.2

0.79-1.57

 

Employment by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of respondents

Employed or self-employed

C.I.

Out of work

C.I.

Homemaker

C.I.

Student

C.I.

Retired

C.I.

Unable to work

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8507

60.9

59.7-62.1

5.5

4.90-6.16

7.3

6.73-7.95

3.2

2.55-3.77

20.4

19.5-21.4

2.6

2.25-2.99

Black or African American/Non-Hispanic

1027

59.7

56.1-63.3

11.8

9.22-14.4

2.8

1.81-3.81

3.5

2.05-4.87

14.5

12.0-17.1

7.7

5.86-9.54

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

530

68.3

63.6-73.0

6.7

4.12-9.34

8.8

6.48-11.1

6.1

3.28-8.84

7.6

4.66-10.6

2.5

1.05-3.95

Multiracial/Non-Hispanic

61

69.0

55.5-82.5

3.7

-.85-8.33

8.0

-.85-16.8

4.8

-2.2-11.8

7.9

1.81-14.0

6.5

-1.2-14.2

Hispanic

999

66.8

63.3-70.2

10.1

7.92-12.3

7.9

6.03-9.87

4.5

2.75-6.27

5.5

3.81-7.15

5.2

3.71-6.69

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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