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Table 1 Patient demographics and clinical characteristics

From: Observational vignette study to examine patient and healthcare provider perceived impact of asthma-related exacerbations in the US

Demographics Patients (N = 302)
Age, years, mean (SD) 48.2 (16.7)
Gender, female, n (%) 184 (60.9)
Racea, n (%)
 White 234 (77.5)
 Black or African American 30 (9.9)
 Otherb 40 (13.2)
Health insurancea, n (%)
 Commercial 194 (64.2)
 Medicare 77 (25.5)
 Medicaid 32 (10.6)
 Federal Employee Health Benefits 17 (5.6)
 Otherc 17 (5.6)
Education, n (%)
 (Some) high school or equivalent 25 (8.3)
 (Some) college 106 (35.1)
 Graduate school/degree 169 (56.0)
2016 household income, n (%)
 < $50,000 89 (29.5)
 $50,000–$99,999 124 (41.1)
 ≥ $100,000 66 (21.9)
 Chose not to answer 23 (7.6)
Clinical characteristics
Number of years with asthma, n (%)
 < 1–10 years 90 (29.8)
 11–19 years 56 (18.5)
 ≥ 20 years 156 (51.7)
Comorbiditiesa, n (%)
 Hypertension 95 (31.5)
 High cholesterol 91 (30.1)
 Anxiety 90 (29.8)
 Depression 88 (29.1)
 Obesity 78 (25.8)
 Type 2 diabetes 31 (10.3)
 Cardiovascular disease 8 (2.6)
Current controller medication, n (%) 233 (77.2)
Current rescue medication, n (%) 239 (79.1)
  1. Data may not add up to 100% due to rounding and the ability of the respondent to select multiple responses
  2. aRespondent could select more than one response. bOther includes: Asian, American Indian or Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, other race, or chose not to answer. cOther includes: no coverage, unknown or chose not to answer
  3. SD standard deviation