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Table 4 Comparison of Study Subjects to African-Americans Locally, State-wide, and Nationally.

From: Cytomegalovirus Infections among African-Americans

  Group
Characteristic Study subjects City of Richmond * Virginia (entire state)* US population*
Average number of persons/household 2.9 2.5 2.7 3.0
Median household income $29,000 $25,292 $32,080 $29,423
Per cent of female children 51.6 51.5 49.8 49.3
Percent of Household adults by education level     
< 9th grade 1 5 5 8
9th to 12th grade 13 24 19 12
High school or equivalency 39 34 32 29
Some college or associate degree 34 27 30 27
Bachelor's or postgraduate degree 13 10 14 24
  1. *From the 2000 US Census.