TABLE 1

Participant Characteristics

Participant n (Total n = 174)Participant %
Parent age (n = 172)
 <1831.74
 18–254425.58
 26–303922.67
 31–353620.93
 36–402514.53
 41–45148.14
 >45116.40
Race (n = 172)
 White, non-Hispanic4023.26
 Hispanic3520.35
 Black8750.58
 Other105.81
Parent present (n = 174)
 Mother14885.06
 Father2614.94
 Other guardian42.30
Education level (n = 174)
 Did not complete elementary school21.15
 Elementary school52.87
 Middle/junior high1910.92
 High school8146.55
 Associate degree126.90
 Bachelor’s degree3017.24
 Master’s or doctorate2514.37
Familiarity with medical setting
 Previously admitted (self) (n = 173)15388.44
 Previously admitted (child) (n = 172)9454.65
 Medical occupation (n = 171)3118.13
Limited English proficiency
 Total number (n = 174)2212.64
 Interpreter used on rounds (n = 22)1777.27