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Table 1 Demographic information about the sample

From: Investigating the concept of participant burden in aging technology research

#CategorySubcategoriesFrequenciesaPercentage
1AgeRange: 50–91Mean = 69 
2State of residenceOregon23486.6%
Washington2810.4%
California41.5%
Utah, New Mexico, NY or Alaska41.5%
3GenderFemale15857.9%
Male11542.1%
4CohabitantsbAlone6119.7%
With spouse or partner19462.6%
With a parent31.0%
With adult children237.4%
With dependent children185.8%
With brother or sister20.6%
With friend10.3%
With roommate31.0%
Other51.6%
5Marital statusMarried18066.7%
Never married176.3%
Divorced3312.2%
Widowed269.6%
Living as if married83.0%
Separated10.4%
Other51.9%
6EthnicityHispanic62.3%
White24896.1%
American, American Indian or Alaska Native10.4%
Asian20.8%
Other10.4%
7RetiredYes18572.5%
No7027.5%
8Economic statusAll needs met, could afford luxuries19275.3%
All needs met, could not afford luxuries6023.5%
One or more of the basic needs were not met31.2%
  1. a Some questions were not answered by all participants
  2. b Participants could select more than one option