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Table 1 Respondent Characteristics

From: Health utilities and parental quality of life effects for three rare conditions tested in newborns

Characteristic Community Sample (n = 862)
Frequency %
Gender
 Male 446 51.7
 Female 416 48.3
Age (years)
 18–24 68 7.9
 25–34 116 13.5
 35–44 122 14.2
 45–54 119 13.2
 55–64 211 24.5
  ≥ 65 226 26.2
Race/Ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic 635 73.7
 Black, non-Hispanic 79 9.2
 Other, non-Hispanic 67 7.8
 Hispanic 81 9.4
Education
  < 12th Grade, no diploma 60 7.0
 High School Graduate 251 29.1
 Some college, Associate’s 242 28.1
 Bachelor’s Degree or higher 309 35.9
Household Income
  < $25,000 132 15.3
 $25,000 - < $50,000 177 20.5
 $50,000 - < 75,000 152 17.6
 $75,000 - < $100,000 121 14.0
  ≥ $100,000 280 32.5
 Refused 0
Respondent Confidence in Valuation Responsesa
 Confident 717 83.2
 Not Confident 139 16.1
 Refused 6 0.7
  1. aRespondents were dichotomized based on their self-reported confidence in the valuation task. “Confident” respondents included those who were (1) confident or (2) somewhat confident in their valuations; “Not Confident” included respondents who answered (3) not confident or (4) they were total guesses