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Table 1 Subject demographics

From: Children’s perceptions about medicines: individual differences and taste

Measure Data
Children (N = 172):  
 Sex (girls, boys) 97 girls, 75 boys
 Age, years [mean ± SEM (n)] 7.8 ± 0.1 (172)
Race/ethnicity [% (n)]  
 White 12.8 % (22/172)
 Black 56.4 % (97/172)
 Hispanic 14.5 % (25/172)
 Asian 1.2 % (2/172)
 Other/more than one race 15.1 % (26/172)
TAS2R38, A49P genotype [ % (n)]a  
 AA 29.6 % (50/169)
 AP 45.6 % (77/169)
 PP 24.8 % (42/169)
No. children who did not answer questions regarding medication usage [% (n)] 11 % (19/172)
Non-Responders’ Genotype  
 AA 15.8 % (3/19)
 AP/ PP 84.2 % (16/19)
Mothers (N = 130)b:  
 Age, years [mean ± SEM (n)] 33.9 ± 0.7 (130)
Family Yearly Income, [% (n)]  
  < $35,000 62.3 % (81/130)
 $35,000–$75,000 26.2 % (34/130)
  > $75,000 11.5 % (15/130)
Highest Education Level, college graduate, [% (n)] 48.5 % (63/130)
  1. aData from 3 children were refractory to genotyping
  2. bMothers of 94 singletons, 31 sibling pairs, 4 sibling triads, and 1 sibling tetrad