Table 1

Description of weighted Household Pulse Survey data, overall and by housing tenure

% missingOverallHousing tenure
Owned, no loanOwned with loanRentedP value
No of survey responses, waves 1–12 (N)957 714229 129485 739242 846
SRH (mean (SD))0.03.5 (1.1)3.5 (1.1)3.6 (1.0)3.3 (1.1)<0.001
Mental distress (mean (SD))0.03.8 (3.7)2.9 (3.4)3.6 (3.5)4.7 (3.4)<0.001
Age (mean (SD))0.048.5 (16.8)58.5 (16.8)48.5 (15.4)41.4 (15.3)<0.001
Number of people in household (mean (SD))0.03.5 (2.0)3.2 (2.1)3.6 (1.9)3.4 (2.0)<0.001
Job loss (%)0.1<0.001
 Yes48.335.048.058.2
 No51.765.052.041.8
Food security (%)0.1<0.001
 High46.159.151.529.2
 Moderate21.519.222.022.6
 Low32.321.726.548.3
Rent/mortgage confidence (%)0.4*<0.001
 High54.062.841.3
 Moderate21.420.625.7
 Low24.414.032.0
 Will defer2.02.71.0
Race (%)0.0<0.001
 Non-Hispanic white64.174.969.049.6
 Non-Hispanic black11.06.48.318.2
 Hispanic16.411.013.922.8
 Other8.87.88.89.4
Gender (%)0.0<0.001
 Male48.449.450.145.4
 Female51.650.649.954.6
Educational attainment (%)0.0<0.001
 Less than high school grad7.76.55.212.1
 High school grad29.832.426.432.9
 At least some college62.561.068.455.0
Marital status (%)0.3<0.001
 Currently married56.062.867.434.7
 Currently single44.037.232.665.3
Any health insurance (%)0.0<0.001
 Yes81.074.181.385.3
 No19.025.918.714.7
Household income (%)3.5<0.001
 Less than $25 00015.613.86.430.0
 $25 000–$34 99912.012.07.718.2
 $35 000–$49 99912.713.010.715.5
 $50 000–$74 99918.119.019.016.1
 $75 000–$99 99913.313.316.58.6
 $100 000–$149 99914.814.020.66.9
 $150 000+13.514.819.14.5
  • *The per cent missingness for rent/mortgage confidence is based only on the per cent missingness among homeowners with a mortgage and renters, as homeowners without a mortgage were not asked this question.

  • SRH, self-rated health.