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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Self-management support for chronic disease in primary care: frequency of patient self-management problems and patient reported priorities, and alignment with ultimate behavior goal selection

  n = 446 Mean (SD) or % (n)
Age (years) 55.4 (12.6)
Gender (% female) 58.5% (261)
Race (%)
 American Indiana or Alaskan Native 0.2% (1)
 Asian 6.7% (30)
 Black or African American 3.8% (17)
 Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1.3% (6)
 White 40.1% (179)
 Hispanic 42.6% (190)
 Multi-ethnic background 3.6% (16)
Education
 Less than High School 21.1% (94)
 High School or GED 31.6% (141)
 Some College 25.8% (115)
 College or Higher 18.6% (83)
BMI 33.9 (8.1)
Number of Chronic Conditions
 One 21.5% (96)
 Two 31.6% (141)
 Three or more 46.9% (209)
Chronic Conditions
 Diabetes 67.5% (301)
 Pre-diabetes 18.2% (81)
 Hypertension 58.5% (261)
 Hypercholesterolemia 55.8% (249)
 Asthma 13.9% (62)
 COPD or emphysema 6.5% (29)
 Cardiovascular disease 10.3% (46)
 Other chronic condition 16.8% (75)
  1. Note: A small portion of the sample did not report on race (1.6%) and education level (2.9%)