Table 1

AIBRFS 1995–1997 respondent characteristics compared with 1990 United States census data for American Indians residing in New Mexico

VariableAIBRFS respondents
(n = 1266)
Census data
(n = 80 074) %
n%
Age
 18–2420816.420.1
 25–3431725.029.5
 35–4431524.920.7
 45–5421116.712.6
 55–6413510.78.2
 ⩾65806.38.8
Sex
 Male44134.847.3
 Female82565.252.7
Education
 <9th grade1219.617.4
 9th–11th grade12910.223.3
 High-school graduate41232.532.4
 Some college41132.521.9
 College graduate19315.24.9
Income
 <$10K1139.842.1
 $10–<15K13411.614.2
 $15–<25K38933.819.5
 $25–<35K23420.311.4
 $35–<50K17515.28.2
 $50–<75K786.83.7
 $⩾75K292.50.9
 Refused/unknown114NDND
Tribe
 Navajo54.061.5
 Pueblo28.226.9
 Apache/other17.811.6
  • AIBRFS = American Indian Behavioral Risk Factor Survey.

  • ND = no data.