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Table 1 Demographics of Survey Respondents (n = 1793), United States, 2011-2013

From: The relationship between age and driving attitudes and behaviors among older Americans

  Age (years)
  Unweighted n (weighted %)
  65-69 70-74 ≥75
Sex       
Male 340 (46) 215 (48) 326 (44)
Female 388 (54) 202 (52) 322 (56)
Race/Ethnicity       
White, non-Hispanic 582 (72) 351 (82) 560 (85)
Black, non-Hispanic 55 (11) 21 (7) 29 (6)
Hispanic 64 (13) 21 (6) 34 (6)
2 or more races, non-Hispanic 14 (1) 12 (2) 15 (2)
Other, non-Hispanic 13 (4) 12 (4) 10 (2)
Education       
Less than high school 60 (12) 47 (15) 77 (16)
High school 237 (35) 156 (35) 214 (40)
Some college 148 (20) 74 (17) 122 (15)
Associate or bachelor 162 (19) 91 (20) 139 (18)
Graduate 90 (10) 34 (9) 57 (7)
Professional 31 (4) 15 (5) 39 (5)
Marital Status       
Married/living with partner 509 (65) 305 (75) 372 (55)
Divorced/widowed/separated 182 (30) 98 (21) 256 (42)
Never married 37 (5) 14 (4) 20 (3)
Employment       
Employed 159 (22) 57 (15) 50 (6)
Laid off/seeking employment 12 (2) 8 (2) 3 (1)
Retired 503 (68) 341 (82) 577 (89)
Disabled 35 (5) 8 (1) 10 (2)
Other (not working) 19 (4) 3 (1) 8 (2)
Household Income ($)       
<30,000 145 (24) 99 (23) 175 (28)
30,000-49,999 153 (22) 90 (21) 167 (22)
50,000-74,999 157 (21) 105 (20) 131 (17)
75,000-99,999 98 (12) 43 (12) 68 (12)
≥100,000 175 (22) 80 (25) 107 (21)
Driven in last 30 days       
Yes 669 (89) 391 (93) 571 (87)
No 58 (11) 26 (7) 77 (13)
Metro Status§       
Metro 612 (83) 365 (83) 559 (83)
Non-Metro 116 (17) 52 (17) 89 (17)
Primary Vehicle Type       
Car 437 (64) 259 (67) 416 (72)
Van/Mini-Van 53 (6) 37 (9) 70 (11)
SUV 118 (17) 60 (14) 69 (10)
Truck 78 (12) 43 (9) 32 (6)
Motorcycle 3 (1) 1 (1) 2 (1)
  1. May not add to 100 % due to rounding
  2. §Defined by the US Office of Management and Budget as a geographic entity with a core urban area, population >50,000.