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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: In spite of good intentions: patients' perspectives on problematic social support interactions

Demographic characteristics n = 59
Age(years) ± SD 67 ± 12
Female 42%
African-American 24%
Latino-American 10%
Married 56%
Employed 54%
High School graduate 84%
Clinical characteristics  
Hypertension history 54%
Diabetes 30%
Unstable Angina 51%
Previous infarction 45%
Previous Heart failure history 15%
Severity of illness (CCS) Class IV* 39%