Dothan City PUMA, AL

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Population

197,183

0.135% decline

Median Household Income

$42,980

3.09% growth

Number of Employees

77,074

0.328% decline

Median Property Value

$114,800

4.74% growth

About

In 2017, Dothan City PUMA, AL had a population of 197k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $42,980. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dothan City PUMA, AL declined from 197,450 to 197,183, a -0.135% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,691 to $42,980, a 3.09% increase.

The population of Dothan City PUMA, AL is 70.2% White Alone, 22.4% Black or African American Alone, and 3.96% Hispanic or Latino. 4.35% of the people in Dothan City PUMA, AL speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dothan City PUMA, AL are George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (974 degrees awarded in 2016), Fortis College-Dothan (129 degrees), and Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (0 degrees).

The median property value in Dothan City PUMA, AL is $114,800, and the homeownership rate is 66.2%. Most people in Dothan City PUMA, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Dothan City PUMA, AL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Dothan City PUMA, AL employs 77.1k people. The largest industries in Dothan City PUMA, AL are Restaurants & Food Services (5,794 people), Hospitals (4,303 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,274 people), and the highest paying industries are Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($107,942), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($88,846), and Support activities for mining ($84,974).

Median household income in Dothan City PUMA, AL is $42,980. Males in Dothan City PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,510. The income inequality in Dothan City PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,980

2017 value

± $894

3.09%

1 Year Growth

± 2.79%

Households in Dothan City PUMA, AL have a median annual income of $42,980, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,691 in 2016, which represents a 3.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,713

Average Male Salary

± $6,785

$36,510

Average Female Salary

± $4,784

In 2017, full-time male employees in Dothan City PUMA, AL made 1.47 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $43,761 ± $62,656

  2. White

    $43,479 ± $4,713

  3. Two or More Races

    $38,306 ± $26,667

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Dothan City PUMA, AL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.451

2017 Wage GINI

0.448

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Dothan City PUMA, AL was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.734% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Dothan City PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dothan City PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dothan City PUMA, AL was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dothan City PUMA, AL (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    20,111 ± 793

  2. Black

    14,537 ± 576

  3. Hispanic

    1,836 ± 271

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dothan City PUMA, AL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

77.1k

2017 Value

-0.328%

1 Year decline

± -0.328%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dothan City PUMA, AL declined at a rate of -0.328%, from 77.3k employees to 77.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dothan City PUMA, AL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,838 people), Retail salespersons (2,531 people), and Cashiers (2,239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dothan City PUMA, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dothan City PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,838 people), Retail salespersons (2,531 people), and Cashiers (2,239 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Dothan City PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists (17.1 times higher than expected), Avionics technicians (14.1 times), and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (10.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dothan City PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Dentists ($321,914), Physicians & surgeons ($256,080), and Nurse anesthetists ($190,160).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

77.1k

2017 Value

-0.328%

1 Year decline

± -0.328%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dothan City PUMA, AL declined at a rate of -0.328%, from 77.3k employees to 77.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dothan City PUMA, AL, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,794 people), Hospitals (4,303 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,274 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dothan City PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Dothan City PUMA, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dothan City PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,794 people), Hospitals (4,303 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,274 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Dothan City PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of Tobacco manufacturing (14.5 times higher than expected), Tire manufacturing (14 times), and U. S. Army (12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dothan City PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($107,942), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($88,846), and Support activities for mining ($84,974).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.7B

  2. $28B

  3. $21.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $40.7B, followed by Mixed freight with $28B and Coal-n.e.c. and $21.5B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$243B

2015 Value

$367B

Projected 2045 Value

50.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alabama trade was $243B. This is expected to increase 50.7% to $367B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.3B

  2. $16.7B

  3. $14.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $25.3B, followed by Florida with $16.7B and Tennessee and $14.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Dothan City PUMA, AL has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Dothan City PUMA, AL was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Dothan City PUMA, AL see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,535 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1,552 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,641

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,042

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,267

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dothan City PUMA, AL N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 21.1% prevalence

  2. 20.9% prevalence

  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alabama by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Dothan City PUMA, AL is home to a population of 197k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Dothan City PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Dothan City PUMA, AL is composed of 138k White Alone residents (70.2%), 44.3k Black or African American Alone residents (22.4%), 7.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.96%), 4.31k Two or More Races residents (2.19%), 1.43k Asian Alone residents (0.724%), 730 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.37%), 284 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.144%), and 25 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0127%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Dothan City PUMA, AL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (5,329 speakers), Chinese (554 speakers), and German (485 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.8

In N/A, the median age of all people in Dothan City PUMA, AL was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Dothan City PUMA, AL are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Dothan City PUMA, AL residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.29%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Dothan City PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dothan City PUMA, AL was 2.29%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,677 ± 1,001 people

  2. China

    472 ± 533 people

  3. Germany

    350 ± 459 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Dothan City PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 1,677 Dothan City PUMA, AL residents, followed by China with 472 and Germany with 350.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Dothan City PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dothan City PUMA, AL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    138k ± 181

  2. Black or African American Alone

    44.3k ± 306

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.8k ± 643

In 2017, there were 3.13 times more White Alone residents (138k people) in Dothan City PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.3k Black or African American Alone and 7.8k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Dothan City PUMA, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    5,329 speakers (2.88%)

  2. Chinese

    554 speakers (0.299%)

  3. German

    485 speakers (0.262%)

4.35% of Dothan City PUMA, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Dothan City PUMA, AL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.88% of the overall population of Dothan City PUMA, AL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.299% speak Chinese and 0.262% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    6,055 ± 385

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,819 ± 378

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3,204 ± 307

Dothan City PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Dothan City PUMA, AL awarded 1,103 degrees. The student population of Dothan City PUMA, AL is skewed towards women, with 1,958 male students and 3,387 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dothan City PUMA, AL are White (722 and 65.5%), followed by Black or African American (325 and 29.5%), Hispanic or Latino (27 and 2.45%), and Asian (11 and 0.997%).

The largest universities in Dothan City PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (974 and 88.3%), Fortis College-Dothan (129 and 11.7%), and Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (0 and 0%).

The most popular majors in Dothan City PUMA, AL are General Studies (189 and 17.1%), Registered Nursing (115 and 10.4%), and Medical Assistant (104 and 9.43%).

The median tuition costs in Dothan City PUMA, AL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 43 degrees awarded

  2. 189 degrees awarded

  3. 115 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dothan City PUMA, AL was General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science with 43 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Dothan City PUMA, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 974 degrees awarded

  2. 129 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Dothan City PUMA, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was George C Wallace Community College-Dothan with 974 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

423

Degrees Awarded to Men

680

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 423 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dothan City PUMA, AL, which is 0.622 times less than the 680 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    722 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    325 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dothan City PUMA, AL were to White students. These 722 degrees mean that there were 2.22 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 325 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dothan City PUMA, AL was $114,800 in 2017, which is 0.528 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,600 to $114,800, a 4.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Dothan City PUMA, AL is 66.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dothan City PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dothan City PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,980

Median Household Income

± $894

75.8k

Number of Households

± 1,331

In 2017, the median household income of the 75.8k households in Dothan City PUMA, AL grew to $42,980 from the previous year's value of $41,691.

The following chart displays the households in Dothan City PUMA, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$114,800

2017 Median

± $2,585

$109,600

2016 Median

± $2,182

In 2017, the median property value in Dothan City PUMA, AL grew to to $114,800 from the previous year's value of $109,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dothan City PUMA, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dothan City PUMA, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dothan City PUMA, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dothan City PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.2%

2017 Homeownership

66.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.2% of the housing units in Dothan City PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dothan City PUMA, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dothan City PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dothan City PUMA, AL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dothan City PUMA, AL have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.81% of the workforce in Dothan City PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.7%

  2. Carpooled

    7.32%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.39%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dothan City PUMA, AL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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