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Table 1 Sample characteristics and US population comparison

From: The effect of time of onset on community preferences for health states: an exploratory study

  All survey respondents n = 368 Logical, variant subset n = 292 US population 2000-2008 estimates
  No.(%) No.(%) % (source)
Age, years (mean, sd) 39.5(14.7) 38.0(14.5) 36.6[22]
Female 279(76%)1 222(76%) 50.7%[23]
Race    
   White 322(88%) 263(90%) 79.8%[23]
   Black/African American 23(6%) 13(4%) 12.8%
   Asian 8(2%) 8(3%) 4.5%
   Other races/multiracial 15(4%) 8(3%) 2.9%
Education    
   High school or less 11(3%)1 2(1%) 45.2%[23]
   Some college 91(25%) 66(23%) 27.9%
   4-year college graduate 93(25%) 81(28%) 17.8%
   More than college 173(47%) 142(49%) 9.1%
Annual household income    
   <$25,000 52(14%)1 38(13%) 24.8%[24]
   ≥$25,000 and <$50,000 113(31%) 92(32%) 24.9%
   ≥$50,000 and <$100,000 121(34%) 96(34%) 29.9%
   ≥$100,000 73(21%) 59(21%) 20.5%
Children < 18 years in household 123 (33%) 86 (29%) 50%[25]
Religious (yes) 205(56%)1 151(52%) 85%[26]
Health status    
   Excellent 80(22%) 68(23%) 35%[27]
   Very good 172(47%) 138(47%) 30%
   Good 97(26%) 73(25%) 24%
   Fair 19(5%) 13(4%) 7%
   Poor 0 0 2%
  1. No = number; sd = standard deviation
  2. Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding
  3. 1 Missing items from respondents: 1 respondent skipped gender question, 1 skipped education question, 2 skipped religion question, and 9 skipped income question