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Table 1 Comparison of GROW respondents (N = 3016) to active nonrespondents (N = 1010), and to all eligible nonrespondents (N = 6240), unweighted

From: Survey methodology of the geographic research on wellbeing (GROW) study

  GROW respondents Activea non-respondents P value Eligibleb non-respondents P value
Language, % English 72.8 76.5 0.020 66.6a <0.0001
County, %
 Alameda 9.2 6.1 0.006 7.1 0.0003
 Los Angeles 43.8 47.3 47.1
 Orange 14.8 15.9 15.5
 Sacramento 8.1 6.0 6.9
 San Diego 15.3 15.0 15.4
 Santa Clara 8.8 9.6 8.1
Baseline MIHA year, %
 2003 17.6 19.5 0.208 22.3 <0.0001
 2004 17.9 18.0 20.6
 2005 18.8 19.6 20.6
 2006 21.5 22.1 20.0
 2007 24.3 20.8 16.4
Race/ethnicity, %
 African American 11.5 13.5 0.002 17.7 <0.0001
 Asian/Pacific Islander 9.7 11.0 10.1
 Latina, immigrant 28.5 25.1 34.6
 Latina, US-born 15.2 19.4 16.7
 White 32.8 28.8 18.9
Family income, % of federal poverty level
 0–100 % 23.2 28.2 0.019 38.6 <0.0001
 101–200 % 16.6 20.0 19.9
 201–300 % 9.9 8.7 7.6
 301–400 % 8.4 7.1 5.3
 401+ % 31.7 26.6 17.3
 Missing 10.3 9.3 11.3
Educational attainment, %
 Did not complete high school 16.7 17.0 <0.0001 22.7 <0.0001
 High school graduate/GED 21.4 24.3 30.0
 Some college 23.4 28.9 25.5
 College graduate or more 38.1 29.4 21.2
  1. p values are based on a Chi square statistic
  2. aActive = able to be located
  3. bEligible = women who gave permission to be re-contacted and lived in the six counties