Table 1 Sample sizes by age, sex, and lifestyle, as well as summary statistics for select variables indicating market integration.

NHANES, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; MI, market integration. M, Male; F, Female.

PastoralistNonpastoralist, ruralNonpastoralist, urbanU.S. (NHANES)
Age categoryMFMFMFMF
18–301623691606939656882
31–403638681156641391431
41–50404067874119399399
51–6015961652917311313
61–691027262212168180
>701115811600
Select variables indicating MI
Proportion who frequently
use cooking oil
0.050.050.500.310.880.94
Proportion who frequently
use salt
0.050.030.380.480.950.95
Proportion who frequently
use sugar
0.040.030.380.470.950.95
Mean population density
(persons per 5 km2)
21.2814.4632.0345.83172.87192.96
SD of population density
(persons per 5 km2)
10.759.9653.0268.75306.78217.26