Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Age-Related Differences in Doctor-Patient Interaction and Patient Satisfaction

Table 2

Characteristics of the patient sample ( 𝑛 = 1 7 7 ).

𝑁 %

Age
 Under 3542.3
 35–44137.3
 45–544927.7
 55–644424.9
 65–744324.3
 75 and Older2413.6
Gender
 Male8045.2
 Female9754.8
Race
 White11363.8
 Nonwhite6436.2
Education
 Less than high school3116.5
 High school degree3620.3
 Some college6737.9
 College degree2413.6
 Graduate school degree1910.7
Income
 Less than $20,0003519.8
 $20,000–$29,9994525.4
 $30,000–$39,9993218.1
 $40,000–$49,9992715.3
 $50,000 or more3821.5
Health status (SF-12), median
 Physical Health Composite Score31.8
 Mental Health Composite Score47.7

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