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Table 1 Demographics

From: Comparison of the burden of illness for adults with ADHD across seven countries: a qualitative study

Sample Description (N = 108)
Sex, n (%) Female 51 (47.2)
  Male 57 (52.8)
Marital status, n (%) Single 50 (46.3)
  Married/partnered 41 (38.0)
  Divorced 15 (13.9)
  Widowed 1 (0.9)
  No response 1 (0.9)
Ethnicity, n (%) (n = 65)* Caucasian 48 (73.9)
  African Caribbean 2 (3.1)
  Latino/Hispanic/Mexican American 2 (3.1)
  Asian/Pacific Islander 1 (1.5)
  Native American/Alaskan Native 1 (1.5)
  Other/Mixed racial background 9 (13.8)
  Declined to answer 2 (3.1)
Age(years), mean [range] 36 [18–62]
Employment status, n (%) Full-time paid position 46 (42.6)
  Part-time paid position 16 (14.8)
  Not currently working for pay/retired 25 (23.2)
  Student 20 (18.5)
  No response 1 (0.9)
Education, n (%) Less than secondary school 10 (9.3)
  Completed secondary school, technical school/ equivalency diploma 44 (40.7)
  College degree 39 (36.1)
  Graduate degree 14 (13.0)
  No response 1 (0.9)
Income (USD), n (%) Less than $20,000 24 (22.2)
  $20,000-$59,999 49 (45.4)
  $60,000-$99,999 14 (13.0)
  $100,000+ 6 (5.5)
  No response 15 (13.9)
ADHD Characteristics of Sample (N = 108)
Age diagnosed with ADHD(years), mean [range] (n = 101) 28 [4–59]
Age first ADHD medication taken(years), mean [range] (n = 98) 29 [4–59]
  Medication taken 98
  Medication never taken 3
  Respondent did not know age 2
  No response 5
Currently taking ADHD medication, n (%) Yes 58 (53.7)
  No 48 (44.4)
  No response 2 (1.9)
Number of medications used to treat ADHD, mean [range] (n = 106) 1.7 [0–6]
Mental health condition Yes 45 (41.7)
  No 58 (53.7)
  No response 5 (4.6)
  1. *Question not asked on survey in France, Italy, and Germany.
  2. 1 € (Euro) = 1.35117 US dollar ($); 1 British pound (£) = 1.53870 US dollar ($); 1 Canadian dollar (C$) = 0.98629 US dollar ($). Source: MSN Money, 4/16/2010.
  3. No response (n = 7).