Table 2.

Patient and Caregiver Sociodemographics of Uncomplicated Cases of Chickenpox

Day Care Age
(n = 92)
School Age
(n = 87)
Children
 % Male47%59%
 Mean age in years (SD) 2.8 (1.3)6.3 (1.3)
 Mean duration of rash in days (SD)10.5 (5.1)9.0 (3.7)
Caregivers   Caregiver 1*
(n = 92)
Caregiver 2
(n = 78)
Caregiver 1
(n = 87)
Caregiver 2
(n = 71)
 % Aged 30–50 y78%85%79%87%
 % Female91%12%92%8%
 % Married/cohabiting83%97%79%99%
 % White76%82%91%99%
Current employment status
 Full-time worker63%90%41%83%
 Part-time worker12%1%28%7%
 Not active24%9%30%10%
  • * Caregiver 1 was defined as the individual who participated in the interview.