TABLE 3.

Demographic Characteristics of Female Caregiver

CharacteristicGroup
RSV (N = 46)Control (N = 45)*
Relationship to child, n (%)n = 44
    Mother41 (93)42 (93)
    Legal guardian3 (7)3 (7)
Age, y, mean ± SD27.8 ± 7.930.9 ± 8.00
Marital status, n (%)n = 45
    Single11 (24)11 (24)
    Married or living with life partner31 (69)33 (73)
    Separated or divorced3 (7)1 (2)
Education completed, n (%)n = 44
    Grade school, some high school7 (16)8 (18)
    High school, some college26 (59)21 (47)
    College or graduate degree11 (25)16 (36)
Employment status, n (%)n = 45
    Full-time (outside the home)12 (27)14 (31)
    Full-time (homemaker)10 (22)24 (53)
    Part-time6 (13)4 (9)
    Unemployed, disabled, other17 (38)3 (7)
Household income, n (%)n = 44n = 40
    Less than $10 0005 (11)6 (15)
    $10 000–$29 0009 (21)7 (18)
    $30 000–$49 00014 (32)9 (23)
    $50 000–$69 0007 (16)7 (18)
    More than $70 0009 (21)11 (28)
  • Groups were compared with paired t tests for continuous variables and χ2 tests for categorical variables.

  • * One caregiver in the control group elected to withdraw from the study immediately before the collection of baseline data. Variation in sample size is a function of item-level missing data.

  • P < .05.