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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: A comparison of health utility scores calculated using United Kingdom and Canadian preference weights in persons with alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers

Sample characteristicsa Persons with AD Caregivers
(n = 216) (n = 216)
Age (years) 80 (78,81) 69 (59,77)
Gender Female 105 (48.6) 143 (66.2)
Educationb High school or less 112 (51.9) 69 (31.9)
  College 35 (16.2) 50 (23.1)
  University 43 (20.0) 69 (31.9)
  Post-graduate 24 (11.1) 28 (13.0)
  Missing 2 (0.9) 0
Occupation Retired 194 (89.8) 140 (64.8)
  Working 1 (0.5) 60 (27.8)
  Otherc 21 (9.7) 16 (7.4)
Annual household incomed <$40,000 64 (29.6) 59 (27.3)
  $40,000-$80,000 42 (19.4) 78 (36.1)
  >$80,000 22 (10.2) 63 (29.2)
  No answer/Refused 88 (40.7) 16 (7.4)
Visual analogue scale (0 – 100)   80 (70,90) 80 (70,90)
  1. Note. AD Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. aMedian (25th,75th percentiles) for age and visual analogue scale; n (%) for all other variables
  3. bCollege: some college or completed college; university: some univeristy or completed university; post-graduate: some university at Masters or Doctorate level or completed a Masters or Doctorate
  4. cHomemaker, student, or unemployed
  5. dCanadian dollars