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Table 4 Superfund host versus non-host ratios for race/ethnicity and socioeconomic variables in different buffers

From: Spatial disparity in the distribution of superfund sites in South Carolina: an ecological study

Variable Host 0.5 Mile 1.0 Mile 5.0 Mile
  Percent* Ratio (p-value)** Ratio (p-value)** Ratio (p-value)**
Black 30.2 0.99 (<0.0001) 1.06 (<0.0001) 1.05 (<0.0001)
Non-White 33.3 0.97 (<0.0001) 1.04 (<0.0001) 1.04 (<0.0001)
White 66.7 1.01 (<0.0001) 0.98 (<0.0001) 0.98 (<0.0001)
Poverty 14.8 1.04 (<0.0001) 1.12 (<0.0001) 1.11 (<0.0001)
Owned Home 73.1 1.13 (<0.0001) 1.07 (<0.0001) 1.02 (<0.0001)
< HS Education 25.7 1.20 (<0.0001) 1.26 (<0.0001) 1.21 (<0.0001)
Homes Built Before 1950 12.0 0.99 (<0.0001) 1.12 (<0.0001) 1.21 (<0.0001)
Unemployed 3.6 0.90 (<0.0001) 0.96 (<0.0001) 0.99 (0.0807)
Blacks in Poverty 26.0 1.00 (0.2626) 1.04 (<0.0001) 1.05 (<0.0001)
Whites in Poverty 9.1 1.13 (<0.0001) 1.19 (<0.0001) 1.14 (<0.0001)
Blacks < HS Education 7.7 1.00 (0.8987) 1.06 (<0.0001) 1.04 (<0.0001)
Whites < HS Education 7.7 1.29 (<0.0001) 1.32 (<0.0001) 1.24 (<0.0001)
Mean(SD)
Per Capita Income 17739.5 (6500.5) 0.96 (0.1657) 0.91 (0.0019) 0.91 (0.0007)
Median HH Income 35085.1 (11403.4) 0.95 (0.2063) 0.91 (0.0038) 0.91 (0.0003)
  1. Note: *The percentages are with respect to the count 4,012,012. ** The p-values were from two sample proportion tests.