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Table 3 Participant Demographics for Interviews and Group Concept Mapping (GCM)a

From: The power of the group: comparison of interviews and group concept mapping for identifying patient-important outcomes of care

  Interviews, N = 89 GCM, N = 52
Age, mean (range), SD 54.6 (23–88), 13.8 55.6 (23–95), 14.7
Ethnicity
 Hispanic/Latino 8 (9) 3 (6)
 Not Hispanic/Latino 80 (90) 49 (94)
Race
 White 24 (27) 5 (10)
 Black 60 (68) 42 (81)
 Other 4 (5) 4 (9)
Sex
 Male 40 (45) 26 (50)
 Female 49 (55) 24 (46)
HbA1c – mean (range), SD 10.2 (5.6–27.0), 3.3 9.2 (5.3–14.8), 2.6
Body Mass Index – mean (range), SD 34.8 (11–73.5), 10.3 34.4 (21.9–60.4), 8.8
Hospital Admits – mean, SD 2.3, 4.1 1.5, 1.8
ED Visit - mean, SD 2.8, 4.3 2.5, 2.7
Doctor Visits - mean, SD 11.2, 4.3 8.3, 9.1
Education
 Less than High School 4 (5) 8 (15)
 High school graduate 68 (76) 29 (56)
 College Degree 4 (5) 12 (23)
 Post-Grad degree 13 (15) 3 (6)
Income
  < 10 K 15 (21) 7 (14)
 10-25 K 22 (31) 22 (42)
 25-50 K 19 (27) 14 (27)
 50-99 K 7 (10) 3 (6)
  > 100 K 8 (11) 2 (4)
Years Since Diagnosis
  < 1 year 2 (2) 2 (4)
 1–5 years 12 (13) 15 (29)
  > 5 years 74 (83) 33 (64)
Health status (mean, SD) (range 1–5,: 1 = excellent and 5 = poor) 3.6, 0.9 3.6, 0.8
  1. aAll variables were self-report, aside from A1c and Body Mass Index. Some percent totals do not equal 100 due to missing data