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Table 2 Phases 1 and 2: Self-reported sociodemographic characteristics

From: Understanding side effects of therapy for myasthenia gravis and their impact on daily life

CharacteristicPhase 1 Overall SamplePhase 2 Overall Sample
(N = 14)(N = 242)
Sex (female), n (%)11 (78.6%)155 (64.0%)
Age (years), mean (SD)[Range]55.0 (15.3) [21–79]58.4 (13.4) [16–85]
Race1, n (%)
 White10 (71.4)224 (92.6)
 Black or African American3 (21.4)9 (3.7)
 Other1 (7.1)9 (3.7)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Hispanic or Latino0 (0)7 (2.9)
 Not Hispanic or Latino14 (100)235 (97.1)
Current living/domestic situation, n (%)
 Living alone2 (14.3)35 (14.5)
 Living with a partner or spouse, family, or friends12 (85.7)202 (83.5)
 Other0 (0)5 (2.1)
Employment Status1, n (%)5
 Employed, full-time4 (28.6)70 (28.9)
 Employed, part-time1 (7.1)30 (12.4)
 Homemaker0 (0.0)5 (2.1)
 Student2 (14.3)4 (1.7)
 Unemployed0 (0.0)7 (2.9)
 Retired4 (28.6)86 (35.5)
 Disabled5 (35.7)52 (21.5)
 Other1 (7.1)11 (4.5)
Education1, n (%)
 Less than high school0 (0.0)2 (0.8)
 Completed high school3 (21.4)13 (5.4)
 Associate degree, technical or trade school3 (21.4)30 (12.4)
 Some college4 (28.6)47 (19.4)
 College5 (35.7)70 (28.9)
 Graduate school1 (7.1)75 (31.0)
 Other0 (0.0)5 (2.1)
Current Marital Status, n (%)
 Single3 (21.4)24 (9.9)
 Married7 (50.0)173 (71.5)
 Widowed1 (7.1)7 (2.9)
 Separated0 (0.0)4 (1.7)
 Divorced2 (14.3)27 (11.2)
 Other1 (7.1)7 (2.9)
  1. 1Not mutually exclusive