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Table 1 Demographic, Behavioral, and Exposure Characteristics of WTCHR enrollees who were South of Chambers Street on 9/11/2001, World Trade Center Health Registry, 2003-2012a

From: Injury, intense dust exposure, and chronic disease among survivors of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

Characteristics All
N %
Total 8701 100.0
Gender
 Male 4457 51.2
 Female 4244 48.8
Age at 9/11, Years
 18–24 472 5.4
 25–44 4867 56.0
 45–54 2537 29.2
 55+ 814 9.4
Race/ethnic group
 Non-Hispanic White 6008 69.1
 on-Hispanic Black 1117 12.8
 Hispanic 861 9.9
 Asian 475 5.5
Other 240 2.8
Education
 Less than high school or high school 1172 13.5
 Some college 1661 19.2
 College or post grad 5830 67.3
Study Recruitment Source
 List 1595 18.3
 Self 7106 81.7
Body Mass Index
 Normal Weight 2690 31.8
 Overweight 3356 39.7
 Obese 2410 28.5
Smoking
 Never 5019 58.8
 Former 2710 31.7
 Current 813 9.5
High Blood Pressure
 Yes 2300 26.4
 No 6401 73.6
Dust Cloud Exposure
 Intense 3595 41.3
 Some/None 5106 58.7
Number of Injury Types
 None 7604 87.4
 1 854 9.8
 2 185 2.1
 3+ 58 0.7
PTSD at Wave 1
 Yes 1197 14.0
 No 7342 86.0
Eligibility Group
 Rescue/Recovery Worker 249 2.9
 Resident 131 1.5
 Area Worker 7503 86.2
 Passersby 818 9.4
 Student/Staff 0 0.0
  1. aNumber of missing values: Gender 0, Age 11, Race/Ethnicity 0, Education 38, Recruitment Source 0, Rescue/Recovery Worker 0, Resident 0, BMI 173, Smoking 159, High Blood Pressure 0, Dust Cloud 0, Number of Injuries 0, PTSD 162