Table 3

Demographic & clinical characteristics of patients at baseline (n = 525)
Variable N
Age at admission 525 M=59.73 (SD 12.00)
Gender 525
Male 334 (63.6%)
Female 191 (36.4%)
White/Non-White Race 525
White 443 (84.4%)
Non-White/Multiracial/Other 82 (15.6%)
Current Marital Status 525
Married 350 (66.7%)
Divorced/Separated/Widowed 174 (33.1%)
Work for Pay of Profit? 524
Yes 226 (43.0%)
No 298 (56.8%)
Completed Education 521
Less than High School 99 (18.9%)
High school diploma or higher 426 (81.8%)
Family Income 467
Less than $15,000 per year 113 (25.0%)
$15,000 or more per year 354 (75.8%)
Activity Status Index26 (scale 0 - 54.55) 525 M=29.56 (SD 17.21)
CESD Depression27 (scale 0 - 60) 524 M=13.56 (SD 10.48)
EuroQol 5D See Table4
Ejection Fraction 452 M= 50.19 (SD 12.93 )

Olomu et al.

Olomu et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:398   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-398

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