Table 1: Socio-demographics of the acupuncture users and non-users.

Socio-DemographicsFormer User( )Recent user( )Non-User( )

Age**†† (Mean ±linearized standard error)
  18–4023.930.343.1
  41–6454.558.140.9
   65+21.611.616.9
Sex*††
  Female57.365.051.2
  Male42.735.048.8
Hispanic Origin††
  Non-Hispanic Origin89.689.986.4
  Hispanic Origin10.410.113.6
Race
  White81.882.280.9
  Black5.55.012.2
  Asian9.311.24.3
  Other3.41.52.5
Citizenship
  US citizen93.092.891.1
  Not US citizen7.07.28.9
Birth Place
  Born in US81.380.483.9
  Not Born in US18.719.616.1
Highest Education**
  <= Grade 126.94.414.8
  High School graduate23.917.531.4
  Some college30.831.128.0
  College and above38.447.025.8
Health Status††
  Very good-excellent51.152.561.3
  Poor-good48.947.538.7
Region**
  Northeast16.019.517.1
  North Central/Midwest20.615.524.4
  South27.527.837.3
  West35.937.221.2
Marital Status
  Currently Married58.256.655.6
  Not married41.843.444.4

Former and recent users: * , ** .
Former, recent and non-users: , †† .