Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics and percentage ever diagnosed of COVID-19 as well as the percentage fully vaccinated among healthcare workers in the New York (NY) Metropolitan area (n=555), Household Pulse Survey, 21 July 2021 to 11 October 2021

IndicatorCategories% (n)Ever diagnosedFully vaccinated
All HCWs in the NY Metropolitan areaTotal100.0 (555)20.9 (14.3–27.5)92.3 (89.1–95.5)
Healthcare settingHospital49.7 (249)21.2 (10.7–31.8)91.1 (85.6–96.5)
Nursing and residential healthcare facility16.2 (92)13.7 (4.9–22.4)93.0 (86.8–99.1)
Pharmacy4.1 (23)**
Ambulatory healthcare (eg, doctor, dentist or mental health specialist office, outpatient facility, medical and diagnostic laboratory, home healthcare)30.0 (191)25.3 (13.9–36.7)93.0 (88.5–97.4)
Highest educational attainmentHigh school graduate or less24.3 (43)41.3 (19.8–62.8)90.3 (80.7–99.9)
Some College11.7 (66)25.9 (7.9–43.8)92.4 (86.5–98.3)
Associate degree12.5 (69)9.6 (2.4–16.9)84.7 (73.4–95.9)
College degree23.5 (142)10.8 (4.2–17.4)92.6 (87.3–97.9)
Doctoral/professional/master’s degree28.0 (235)16.2 (9.7–22.7)97.2 (94.6–99.7)
EmployerGovernment9.8 (44)*82.7 (65.6–99.8)
Private company56.1 (288)24.4 (14.2–34.6)91.7 (87.5–96.0)
Non-profit organisation including tax exempt and charitable organisations18.1 (123)13.2 (4.6–21.8)95.0 (89.4–100.0)
Self-employed or working in family business5.7 (40)*97.4 (92.4–100.0)
Other10.4 (47)*96.5 (91.4–100.0)
No of people living with respondent in householdNone (ie, lives alone)7.4 (96)12.1 (5.5–18.6)96.3 (92.9–99.7)
One22.4 (175)16.2 (8.4–23.9)90.7 (85.2–96.3)
Two19.2 (106)16.0 (5.9–26.1)94.2 (86.4–100.0)
Three21.5 (98)22.0 (10.8–33.3)85.9 (76.1–95.7)
≥Four29.5 (80)29.4 (11.7–47.0)95.9 (92.4–99.4)
Race/ethnicityHispanic20.9 (73)36.6 (16.1–57.1)87.0 (75.9–98.0)
White, non-Hispanic38.4 (311)15.4 (8.3–22.6)93.0 (89.4–96.5)
Black, non-Hispanic24.2 (79)23.1 (9.6–36.5)96.3 (91.9–100.0)
Asian, non-Hispanic14.7 (82)*92.9 (85.4–100.0)
Other, non-Hispanic1.8 (10)**
GenderMale21.4 (121)16.0 (7.3–24.8)95.2 (88.5–100.0)
Female78.3 (426)22.6 (14.6–30.7)91.3 (87.7–95.0)
Transgender0.1 (2)**
Other0.2 (2)**
Age, years18 to 244.9 (14)**
25 to 4442.0 (204)23.9 (12.1–35.7)94.1 (90.5–97.8)
45 to 6442.8 (260)18.9 (10.9–27.0)91.7 (86.5–96.9)
≥6510.2 (77)*83.6 (68.6–98.5)
Household structureMarried, no children in household21.2 (147)13.0 (5.5–20.5)92.7 (87.2–98.2)
Married, ≥1 child in household26.3 (143)24.9 (13.7–36.1)89.2 (81.4–96.9)
Widowed/divorced/separated, no children in household12.2 (77)39.1 (10.7–67.4)88.9 (76.2–100.0)
Widowed/divorced/separated, ≥1 child in household3.8 (26)98.7 (96.1–100.0)
Single, no children in household27.0 (135)12.6 (5.9–19.3)95.3 (91.0–99.6)
Single, ≥1 child in household9.1 (25)39.6 (8.8–70.5)92.9 (84.0–100.0)
Unknown marital status0.5 (2)**
Annual household income, USD<25 00012.8 (27)58.0 (33.0–82.9)86.2 (71.3–100.0)
25 000 to 49 99912.5 (59)27.7 (6.7–48.8)94.3 (87.0–100.0)
50 000 to 99 99919.2 (139)15.5 (6.8–24.1)92.4 (84.6–100.0)
100 000 to 1 99 99925.9 (146)14.7 (7.5–22.0)95.6 (91.8–99.3)
≥2 00 00010.2% (86)*98.4 (95.9–100.0)
Unknown income19.4 (98)13.1 (4.6–21.6)87.4 (79.7–95.2)
Financial difficultyNot at all difficult39.3 (289)10.0 (5.2–14.8)92.3 (87.7–96.9)
A little difficult26.5 (144)15.9 (7.8–23.9)95.7 (91.8–99.6)
Somewhat difficult14.6 (62)36.8 (18.2–55.5)86.1 (73.6–98.6)
Very difficult15.6% (43)47.0 (21.8–72.2)95.5 (89.7–100.0)
Unknown4.0% (17)*80.3 (56.2–100.0)
Type of housingMobile housing1.0 (4)72.0 (25.3–118.8)*
A one-family house detached from any other house37.1 (241)18.3 (11.1–25.5)88.3 (82.1–94.5)
A one-family house attached to one or more houses14.2 (52)27.9 (6.1–49.7)98.7 (96.5–100.0)
Multi-unit apartment36.6 (202)20.2 (6.9–33.4)94.6 (90.0–99.3)
Unknown housing11.1% (56)18.2 (4.9–31.6)89.2 (79.1–99.2)
Health Insurance TypeUninsured2.3% (15)*71.1 (38.6–100.0)
Private70.4% (431)15.3 (9.9–20.6)94.0 (90.5–97.5)
Medicare, for people 65 and older, or people with certain disabilities2.0% (21)*76.2 (49.1–100.0)
Medicaid, Medical Assistance, or any kind of government-assistance plan for those with low incomes or a disability14.9 (38)50.4 (26.4–74.5)92.9 (85.0–100.0)
Other insurance1.1 (4)**
Unknown9.3 (46)21.3 (5.7–36.9)87.1 (75.2–99.0)
  • *Unreliable prevalence estimates (relative SEs ≥40%).

  • HCW, healthcare worker.