Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM

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Population

104,580

1.29% decline

Median Age

44.5


Median Household Income

$33,986

2.03% growth

Number of Employees

34,088

0.24% decline

Median Property Value

$108,300

0.915% decline

About

In 2017, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM had a population of 105k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $33,986. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined from 105,942 to 104,580, a -1.29% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,310 to $33,986, a 2.03% increase.

The population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is 49.5% Hispanic or Latino, 44.9% White Alone, and 2.32% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 35% of the people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Western New Mexico University (722 degrees awarded in 2016) and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (398 degrees).

The median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is $108,300, and the homeownership rate is 72.5%. Most people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM employs 34.1k people. The largest industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Elementary & secondary schools (3,196 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,030 people), and Hospitals (2,004 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($100,605), Metal ore mining ($72,832), and Rail transportation ($71,162).

Median household income in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is $33,986. Males in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,735. The income inequality in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,986

2017 value

± $1,795

2.03%

1 Year Growth

± 7.02%

Households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have a median annual income of $33,986, 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 $33,310 in 2016, which represents a 2.03% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$46,561

Average Male Salary

± $8,521

$35,735

Average Female Salary

± $7,404

In 2017, full-time male employees in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Other

    $36,976 ± $29,311

  2. White

    $34,648 ± $5,240

  3. Asian

    $32,154 ± $29,979

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.468

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.562% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM with a value of $66,962, followed by Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM and Santa Fe County PUMA, NM, with respective values of $65,217 and $58,821.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM (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 N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

34.1k

2017 Value

-0.24%

1 Year decline

± -0.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined at a rate of -0.24%, from 34.2k employees to 34.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, are Janitors & building cleaners (1,072 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,047 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,005 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by number of employees, are Janitors & building cleaners (1,072 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,047 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,005 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Electrical powerline installers & repairers (5.75 times higher than expected), Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators (5.13 times), and Firstline supervisors of police & detectives (4.91 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($109,380), Management analysts ($93,334), and Miscellaneous managers ($91,071).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

34.1k

2017 Value

-0.24%

1 Year decline

± -0.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined at a rate of -0.24%, from 34.2k employees to 34.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,196 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,030 people), and Hospitals (2,004 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, though some of these residents may live in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM 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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,196 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,030 people), and Hospitals (2,004 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has an unusually high number of Metal ore mining (102 times higher than expected), Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (36.7 times), and Forestry except logging (21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($100,605), Metal ore mining ($72,832), and Rail transportation ($71,162).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $12.9B

  2. $12.8B

  3. $7.72B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $12.9B, followed by Crude petroleum with $12.8B and Electronics and $7.72B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$69.2B

2015 Value

$110B

Projected 2045 Value

59.8% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Mexico trade was $69.2B. This is expected to increase 59.8% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico 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 New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $9.94B

  2. $8.59B

  3. $5.67B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $9.94B, followed by Arizona with $8.59B and Oregon and $5.67B.

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

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Health

N/A% of the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM 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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.684% increase from the previous year (1316 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1544 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 271 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Mexico.

1,325 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.684% increase from the previous year (1,316 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Mexico.

$7,214

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,155

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,445

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,663

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM 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. 13.7% prevalence

  2. 13.3% prevalence

  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

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

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Diversity

Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is home to a population of 105k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is composed of 51.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (49.5%), 47k White Alone residents (44.9%), 2.43k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.32%), 1.83k Two or More Races residents (1.75%), 872 Black or African American Alone residents (0.834%), 637 Asian Alone residents (0.609%), 46 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.044%), and 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00765%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Spanish or Spanish Creole (32,482 speakers), Navajo (1,542 speakers), and Chinese (206 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 44.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.41%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM 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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 7.41%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    6,918 ± 1,973 people

  2. Germany

    218 ± 362 people

  3. Philippines

    159 ± 309 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Mexico, the natal country of 6,918 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents, followed by Germany with 218 and Philippines with 159.

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Citizenship

94.9%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.9% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    51.8k ± 1.07k

  2. White Alone

    47k ± 214

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.43k ± 388

In 2017, there were 1.1 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (51.8k people) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47k White Alone and 2.43k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    32,482 speakers (32.2%)

  2. Navajo

    1,542 speakers (1.53%)

  3. Chinese

    206 speakers (0.204%)

35% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 32.2% of the overall population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.53% speak Navajo and 0.204% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM awarded 1,120 degrees. The student population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is skewed towards women, with 2,648 male students and 2,914 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are White (495 and 46.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (389 and 36.6%), Unknown (60 and 5.64%), and Black or African American (48 and 4.51%).

The largest universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM by number of degrees awarded are Western New Mexico University (722 and 64.5%) and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (398 and 35.5%).

The most popular majors in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (94 and 8.39%), Clinical Social Work (86 and 7.68%), and Mechanical Engineering (85 and 7.59%).

The median tuition costs in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,791 and $15,196 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 75 degrees awarded

  2. 46 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Mechanical Engineering with 75 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 722 degrees awarded

  2. 398 degrees awarded

$4,791

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western New Mexico University with 722 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

561

Degrees Awarded to Men

559

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 561 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, which is 1 times more than the 559 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

    495 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    389 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    60 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM were to White students. These 495 degrees mean that there were 1.27 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 389 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was $108,300 in 2017, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,300 to $108,300, a 0.915% decrease. The homeownership rate in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is 72.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$33,986

Median Household Income

± $1,795

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM grew to $33,986 from the previous year's value of $33,310.

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Housing

Property Value

$108,300

2017 Median

± $4,281

$109,300

2016 Median

± $3,743

In 2017, the median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined from to $108,300 from the previous year's value of $109,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM 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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.5%

2017 Homeownership

73.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.5% of the housing units in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.1%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

17.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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