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Table 1 Nonfatal MI by participant demographic characteristics. GuLF STUDY, 2010–2013 (N = 31,109)

From: Deepwater Horizon oil spill exposures and nonfatal myocardial infarction in the GuLF STUDY

  Nonfatal MI (N = 192) (%) Total N (N = 31,109) (%)
Worked on oil spill clean-up
 Yes 151 (78.6) 23,933 (77.2)
 No (non-workers) 41 (21.4) 7070 (22.8)
 Missing   106 (0.3)
Gender
 Male 182 (94.8) 24,949 (80.5)
 Female 10 (5.2) 6052 (19.5)
 Missing   108 (0.3)
Age category (years)
 20–29 4 (2.1) 6214 (20.1)
 30–39 20 (10.4) 7299 (23.6)
 40–49 56 (29.2) 7593 (24.6)
 50–59 64 (14.8) 6807 (22.0)
 60–64 19 (15.1) 1746 (5.7)
  ≥ 65 29 (15.1) 1243 (4.0)
 Missing   207 (0.7)
Ethnicity
 White 116 (60.4) 20,246 (65.7)
 Black 49 (25.5) 7349 (23.8)
 Asian 2 (1.0) 320 (1.0)
 Other/multi-racial 25 (13.0) 2921 (9.5)
 Missing   273 (0.9)
Hispanic
 Yes 12 (6.3) 2078 (6.7)
 No 180 (93.8) 28,845 (93.3)
 Missing   186 (0.6)
Education completed
 Less than high school 57 (29.7) 4950 (16.0)
 High school diploma/GED 64 (33.3) 9257 (30.0)
 Some college/2 year degree 54 (28.1) 9228 (29.9)
 4+ year college graduate 17 (8.9) 7472 (24.2)
 Missing   202 (0.6)
Income
  ≤ $20,000 75 (43.6) 8102 (29.1)
 $20,001 To $50,000 53 (30.8) 8890 (32.0)
 More Than $50,000 44 (25.6) 10,831 (38.9)
 Missing   3286 (10.6)
Residential location
 Direct/indirect proximity 140 (72.9) 18,914 (61.0)
 Other residence 52 (27.1) 12,089 (39.0)
 Missing   106 (0.3)
Cigarette smoking
 Current 62 (32.6) 9237 (30.0)
 Former 69 (36.3) 6574 (21.4)
 Never 59 (31.1) 14,979 (48.6)
 Missing   319 (1.0)