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Table 1 ZIP code characteristics

From: Variations in national availability of waivered buprenorphine prescribers by racial and ethnic composition of zip codes

Characteristic Overall, N = 28,993b Metropolitan, N = 16,219b Micropolitan, N = 5,712b Small town, N = 1,520b Rural, N = 5,542b
Racea
 White 24,694 (85%) 12,913 (80%) 5,149 (90%) 1,419 (93%) 5,213 (94%)
 Black 1,101 (3.8%) 791 (4.9%) 188 (3.3%) 44 (2.9%) 78 (1.4%)
 Hispanic 1,162 (4.0%) 869 (5.4%) 177 (3.1%) 18 (1.2%) 98 (1.8%)
 AIAN 112 (0.4%) 17 (0.1%) 16 (0.3%) 7 (0.5%) 72 (1.3%)
 Other 1,924 (6.6%) 1,629 (10%) 182 (3.2%) 32 (2.1%) 81 (1.5%)
% on Medicare 5.5 (3.9, 7.5) 5.0 (3.7, 6.7) 6.0 (4.4, 7.9) 6.7 (4.6, 9.6) 6.4 (4.4, 9.1)
% on Medicaid 12 (7, 19) 11 (6, 18) 15 (10, 20) 15 (9, 21) 13 (7, 19)
% Uninsured 7 (4, 11) 6 (4, 11) 7 (4, 12) 7 (4, 13) 7 (4, 12)
Socioeconomic status
 higher 24,631 (85%) 14,636 (90%) 4,611 (81%) 1,078 (71%) 4,306 (78%)
 lower 4,362 (15%) 1,583 (9.8%) 1,101 (19%) 442 (29%) 1,236 (22%)
  1. aNumber of ZIP codes by predominant ethnicity/race
  2. bn (%); Median (IQR)