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Table 1 Parent characteristics. Demographic characteristics for parent participants: age, gender, race, ethnicity, education level, employment status, income, and marital status

From: Patient and family experience with chronic transfusion therapy for sickle cell disease: A qualitative study

Parent Participants, Group 1 (n = 15)
 Age, Median (IQR)41 (37–46)
 Female gender, n (%)13 (86.7)
 African American Race, n (%)13 (86.7)
 Non-Hispanic Ethnicity, n (%)14 (93.3)
Highest Education Level, n (%)
 High School Graduate or GED2 (13.3)
 Some College3 (20)
 Trade School/ Associate2 (13.3)
 Bachelors’ Degree4 (26.7)
 Masters’ Degree4 (26.7)
Employment Status, n (%)
 Full time employment11 (73.3)
 No employment3 (20)
 Not Answered1 (6.7)
Income, n (%)
  < $20,000/year2 (13.3)
 $20,000–$40,000/year1 (6.7)
 $40,000–$60,000/year3 (20)
  > $60,000/year6 (40)
 Not Answered3 (20)
Marital Status, n (%)
 Single4 (26.7)
 Married7 (46.7)
 Separated or Divorced4 (26.7)