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Table 4 Weighted and unweighted estimates for Family Study respondent characteristics (n = 9872)

From: Assessing and adjusting for non-response in the Millennium Cohort Family Study

Characteristic n Unweighted Weighted for service member non-response (MilCo weight) % (SE) Weighted with final Family Study weight % (SE) Population estimatesa
Service member characteristics
 Gender
  Male 8599 87.1 93.2 (0.25) 86.0 (0.35) 86.0
  Female 1273 12.9 6.8 (0.25) 14.0 (0.35) 14.0
 Race
  White 7956 80.6 76.4 (0.43) 69.6 (0.46) 69.6
  Black 522 5.3 7.8 (0.27) 12.1 (0.33) 12.1
  Other 1394 14.1 15.7 (0.37) 18.2 (0.39) 18.2
 Age
  17–24 years 3676 37.2 43.7 (0.50) 48.3 (0.50) 48.3
  25–34 years 5364 54.3 51.1 (0.50) 46.8 (0.50) 46.8
  35+ years 832 8.4 5.3 (0.23) 4.9 (0.22) 4.9
 Paygrade
  Enlisted 7456 75.5 87.2 (0.34) 91.0 (0.29) 91.0
  Warrant/commissioned officer 2416 24.5 12.8 (0.34) 9.0 (0.29) 9.0
 Service branch
  Army 4562 46.2 50.9 (0.50) 50.3 (0.50) 50.3
  Navy/Coast Guard 1683 17.0 17.8 (0.39) 17.1 (0.38) 17.1
  Marine Corps 932 9.4 15.3 (0.36) 15.3 (0.36) 15.3
  Air Force 2695 27.3 16.0 (0.37) 17.4 (0.38) 17.4
 Component
  Active duty 7685 77.8 78.4 (0.42) 78.9 (0.41) 78.9
  Reserve/National Guard 2187 22.2 21.6 (0.42) 21.1 (0.41) 21.1
 Deployment/combat
  Not deployed 1999 20.2 17.8 (0.39) 19.1 (0.40)  
  Deployed, no combat 1122 11.4 10.5 (0.31) 10.7 (0.31)  
  Deployed, in combat 6530 66.1 69.2 (0.47) 65.9 (0.48)  
  Deployed, combat unknown 221 2.2 2.5 (0. 16) 4.3 (0.20)  
 Number of dependent children
  None 4097 41.5 41.8 (0.50) 42.8 (0.50)  
  One 2788 28.2 28.3 (0.46) 28.3 (0.45)  
  Two 1912 19.4 19.3 (0.40) 18.7 (0.39)  
  3+ 1075 10.9 10.6 (0.31) 10.2 (0.30)  
 Education
  < High school completion/diploma 10 0.1 0.1 (0.04) 0.2 (0.04)  
  High school graduate/GED 1583 16.0 21.0 (0.41) 24.3 (0.43)  
  Some college 4929 49.9 56.1 (0.50) 56.7 (0.50)  
  Bachelor's degree 2318 23.5 17.2 (0.38) 14.8 (0.36)  
  Advanced degree 1032 10.5 5.6 (0.23) 4.1 (0.20)  
 Income
  < $50,000 5203 52.7 61.1 (0.49) 62.0 (0.49)  
  $50,000–$74,999 2170 22.0 20.0 (0.40) 18.6 (0.39)  
  $75,000+ 1996 20.2 13.3 (0.34) 11.1 (0.32)  
  Unknown 503 5.1 5.6 (0.23) 8.2 (0.28)  
Spouse characteristics
 Gender
  Male 1274 12.9 6.9 (0.26) 14.0 (0.35)  
  Female 8598 87.1 93.1 (0.26) 86.0 (0.35)  
 Age
  17–24 years 4001 40.5 47.5 (0.50) 49.0 (0.50)  
  25–34 years 4836 49.0 44.5 (0.50) 43.0 (0.50)  
  35+ years 877 8.9 6.5 (0.25) 6.6 (0.25)  
  Unknown 158 1.6 1.5 (0.12) 1.3 (0.12)  
 Race
  White 7678 77.8 75.0 (0.44) 70.5 (0.46)  
  Black 411 4.2 5.5 (0.23) 8.1 (0.27)  
  Other 1717 17.4 18.9 (0.40) 20.7 (0.41)  
  Unknown 66 0.7 0.6 (0.08) 0.7 (0.08)  
 Education
  < High school completion/diploma 133 1.3 1.6 (0.13) 1.7 (0.13)  
  High school graduate/GED 1145 11.6 13.1 (0.34) 14.7 (0.36)  
  Some college 4569 46.3 51.1 (0.50) 53.0 (0.50)  
  Bachelor's degree 2841 28.8 25.3 (0.44) 23.0 (0.42)  
  Advanced degree 1162 11.8 8.7 (0.28) 7.3 (0.26)  
  Unknown 22 0.2 0.2 (0.05) 0.2 (0.05)  
 Income
  < $50,000 5324 53.9 63.1 (0.49) 64.2 (0.48)  
  $50,000–$74,999 2321 23.5 21.3 (0.41) 21.1 (0.41)  
  $75,000+ 2091 21.2 14.3 (0.35) 13.0 (0.34)  
  Unknown 136 1.4 1.4 (0.12) 1.6 (0.13)  
 Military service
  Current 916 9.3 6.7 (0.25) 9.4 (0.29)  
  Former 840 8.5 7.7 (0.27) 10.1 (0.30  
  Never 8107 82.1 85.5 (0.36) 80.5 (0.40)  
  Unknown 9 0.1 0.1 (0.03) 0.1 (0.03)  
  1. aTarget population estimates used as raking margins; these estimates are not available for other characteristics