Table 1

Characteristics of the sample

Variable

Mean(Standard Deviation)

%


Ethnicity

European-American

36.1

Hispanic-American

27.8

Mixed ethnicity

13.9

Asian-American

8.9

African-American

8.3

Armenian-American

2.8

American Indian/Native American

2.2

Education

Less than High School

29.4

Graduated from High School

16.7

Completed Trade School

5.6

Some college

23.9

Bachelor's degree

14.4

Some graduate school

1.7

Master's degree

6.7

Ph.D., M.D., and/or J.D.

1.7

Yearly Income

Less than $20,000

33.3

$20,000-$39,000

34.4

Over $40,000

32.2

Marital Status

Single

8.5

Divorced

16.1

Married

43.3

Widowed

32.2

Self-distraction

4.37(1.61)

Substance use

2.24(.87)

Humor

3.57(1.85)

Behavioral disengagement

2.95(1.29)

Positive reframing

5.02(1.82)

General health

60.84(22.41)

Physical functioning

62.26(27.12)


Laganà and Zarankin BMC Women's Health 2010 10:10   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-10-10

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