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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey respondents (N = 989), Ventura County, California, 2013

From: Social determinants of health in the Mixtec and Zapotec community in Ventura County, California

Characteristics N* %
Female 834/988 84
Married/living as married 847/970 87
Has lived at same address for 12 months 791/984 80
Spent part of the year in another city 144/961 15
Place of birth   
 Oaxaca 818/966 85
 Guerrero/other 148/966 15
Has at least one child living in Mexico 294/969 30
Languages spoken at home   
 Spanish & Mixteco 524/972 54
 Mixteco only 224/972 23
 Spanish & Zapotec 79/972 8
 Spanish only 77/972 8
 English & another language 64/972 7
 Other language combinations 4/972 0.4
Heard of MICOP prior to survey 726/963 75
  Mean (Range) Median SD
Age of respondent 31.2 (18 – 86) 30 9.4
Number of adults in household 2.2 (1 – 10) 2 0.9
Number of children in household 2.7 (0 – 10) 3 1.6
Total number of household members 4.9 (1 – 13) 5 1.9
 Number of healthcare agencies/services used 6.0 (0 – 12) 6 2.5
  1. *Denominators vary due to missing responses.
  2. MICOP = Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project.