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Table 3 Percentage of census areas (counties) having ‘High Reliability’ (M, CV 12–40 %) and ‘Low Reliability’ (L, >40 %) Coefficient of Variation (CV), annual, 3 years and 5-years American Community Survey (ACS) data cycles (95 % confidence level)

From: Reliability of the American Community Survey for unintentional drowning and submersion injury surveillance: a comprehensive assessment of 10 socioeconomic indicators derived from the 2006–2013 annual and multi-year data cycles

 20062007200820092010201120122013
 nHMLnHMLnHMLnHMLnHMLnHMLnHMLnHML
Annual ACS data cycle                                
% US residency less than 1 year7461.735.962.37451.636.062.44491.733.864.57511.529.768.87671.333.065.77751.333.465.37862.436.361.37911.836.561.7
% college/postgraduate degree78099.01.00.078798.71.30.078898.91.10.078899.10.90.080398.61.40.080998.61.40.081199.60.40.081299.60.40.0
% high school graduates780100.00.00.078799.60.40.078899.50.50.078899.90.10.080799.80.30.080999.50.50.081199.80.30.081299.50.50.0
% African American----------------------------------***------------------------
% Hispanic----------------------------------***------------------------
% non-white----------------------------------***------------------------
Gini coefficient78399.70.30.078899.60.40.079099.80.30.079299.80.30.080799.90.10.081199.50.50.081499.60.40.081799.90.10.0
Median household income78399.90.10.078899.90.10.079099.90.90.079299.20.80.080799.50.50.081199.10.90.081499.30.70.081799.30.70.0
% Unemployment77630.269.90.078029.170.90.078028.071.80.379241.558.50.080745.254.80.080739.760.40.081342.857.20.081335.963.70.4
Country population783100.00.00.0780100.00.00.0789100.00.00.0790100.00.00.0807100.00.00.0810100.00.00.0813100.00.00.0816100.00.00.0
3-year ACS data cylce                                
% US residency less than 1 year****16983.131.465.617111.118.680.317023.431.065.616963.530.665.917213.530.765.817283.832.263.917453.832.863.4
% college/postgraduate degree****179995.15.00.0180395.34.70.0180896.04.00.0183196.83.20.0182897.32.70.0182698.11.90.0182499.70.30.0
% high school graduates****179999.80.20.0180399.70.30.0180899.70.30.0183199.80.20.0182899.90.10.0182699.80.20.0182499.70.30.0
% African American----------------------------------------------------------------
% Hispanic----------------------------------------------------------------
% non-white----------------------------------------------------------------
Gini coefficient****181799.90.10.0182299.80.20.0182399.80.20.0184399.80.20.0184499.80.20.0184699.80.20.01847100.00.00.0
Median household income****181799.20.80.0182299.30.70.0182399.30.70.0184399.20.80.0184499.30.70.0184699.40.60.0184799.30.70.0
% Unemployment****178835.163.71.2180640.558.41.2184152.847.10.1183246.752.41.0184152.847.10.1184454.245.70.2184252.547.40.1
Country population****1804100.00.00.01809100.00.00.01811100.00.00.01832100.00.00.01835100.00.00.01834100.00.00.01833100.00.00.0
5-year ACS data cycle                                
% US residency less than 1 year************26914.930.464.726864.127.368.627454.426.868.727444.228.567.327485.231.363.5
% college/postgraduate degree************310388.913.10.0310087.112.90.1310888.311.70.1310990.010.00.0310391.48.50.1
% high school graduates************310496.83.00.1309996.83.10.1310996.93.00.1311097.02.90.0310597.22.80.0
% African American----------------------------------------------------------------
% Hispanic----------------------------------------------------------------
% non-white----------------------------------------------------------------
Gini coefficient************182310000314398.81.20.0314398.81.10.0314398.81.20.0314398.81.20.0
Median household income************314395.44.60.1314395.34.70.0314395.24.70.1314395.34.70.0314395.94.10.0
% Unemployment************313235.656.38.1313139.354.16.6313342.251.86.0313644.550.05.4313947.048.24.8
Country population************309699.10.90.0309799.00.90.0311199.10.80.0312199.20.80.0311699.40.60.0
  1. --estimate not compared because the estimate is controlled
  2. *ACS data cycle not available