Table 1: Participant demographic and clinical characteristics.

ItemValid %

Gender
 Male35.81130
 Female64.19233

Ethnicity
 White92.29335
 Hispanic2.75 10
 Black1.656
 Other1.656
 Decline to state1.104

Age
 59 to 69 years56.47205
 70 to 79 years40.77148
 >79 years2.7510

Relational status
 Single4.9618
 Married72.73264
 Widowed14.3352
 Divorced7.9929

Education
 High school graduate or less31.13113
 Some college/trade school22.3181
 Bachelor’s degree19.2870
 Graduate level degree23.9787
 Decline to state3.3112

Family income
 $19,999 or less24.2488
 $20,000–$39,99938.29139
 $40,000–$59,99917.3663
 $60,000 or more8.8232
 Decline to state11.2941

Employment status
 Part-time17.0862
 Full-time75.21273
 Retired/unemployed7.7228

Length of diagnosis
 Less than 5 years30.85112
 5–10 years27.82101
 10–15 years19.5671
 15–20 years6.8925
 More than 20 years2.208
 Not reported12.6746