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Table 1 Baseline demographics of 3289 women in the analytic sample, Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

From: It is not just menopause: symptom clustering in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

  Total (N = 3289) Per Cent
Study site
 Michigan 542 16.5%
 Boston 448 13.6%
 Chicago 456 13.9%
 Davis 459 14.0%
 Los Angeles 496 15.1%
 New Jersey 425 12.9%
 Pittsburgh 463 14.1%
Race/ethnicity
 Black 931 28.3%
 White 1546 47.0%
 Chinese 250 7.6%
 Hispanic 281 8.5%
 Japanese 281 8.5%
Educationa
 Some college or more 2446 75.0%
 High school or less 814 25.0%
Smoking statusb
 Never 1867 57.3%
 Past 824 25.3%
 Current 567 17.4%
How hard it is to pay for basicsc
 Very hard 302 9.2%
 Somewhat hard 1002 30.7%
 Not hard 1965 60.1%
Self-rated healthd
 Excellent 695 21.4%
 Very good 1179 36.3%
 Good 945 29.1%
 Fair 368 11.3%
 Poor 62 1.9%
  1. a29 Missing observations
  2. b31 Missing observations
  3. c20 Missing observations
  4. d40 Missing observations
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