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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients who participated in cognitive interviews (N = 12)

From: A systematic approach for studying the signs and symptoms of fever in adult patients: the fever assessment tool (FAST)

Demographics Cognitive Interview
Age mean (SD) 51.50 (13.18)
Minimum and maximum 25-74
Gender N (%)
 Male 7 (58.3%)
 Female 5 (41.7%)
 White 10 (83.3%)
 Black/African-American 2 (16.7%)
 Hispanic 1 (8.3%)
Surgery "Yes" 6 (50%)
  1. Patient demographics of cognitive interview participants. A surgery “yes” response reports that the patient was admitted for surgery; during the admission, they consented to the interview