TABLE 4

Exploratory Subgroup Analysis

Individual Needs% Subgroup Rating Need as Importanta% Subgroup Rating Need as Fulfilledb
Education ≤GEDc (n = 58)Education >GEDd (n = 100)Education ≤GED (n = 58)Education >GED (n = 100)
To not feel blamed for my child’s condition91729195
For my culture to be respected67518581
For my religion to be respected68538382
To have time alone with my child97819897
To express emotions in my own way88729691
Non-White Race/Ethnicitye (n = 43)White Race/Ethnicityf (n = 123)Non-White Race/Ethnicity (n = 43)White Race/Ethnicity (n = 123)
To have child care (babysitting) at the hospital42225646
To have help keeping my life going (eg, groceries, laundry, mail)65416948
For my culture to be respected86479079
For my religion to be respected86509277
To express emotions in my own way93739393
For hospital staff to acknowledge my pain79639087
Unpartneredg (n = 51)Partneredh (n = 113)Unpartnered (n = 51)Partnered (n = 113)
To have child care (babysitting) at the hospital41215843
To have help keeping my life going (eg, groceries, laundry, mail)57427046
  • Needs were included in the table if >95% of both subgroups provided data regarding the need’s importance and if the difference in percentages between subgroups was ≥15%. GED, General Educational Development test.

  • a Rated as 4 or 5 on a 5-point Likert scale for importance.

  • b Rated as 4 or 5 on a 5-point Likert scale for fulfillment.

  • c Included some grade school, GED/high school, and some college.

  • d Included associates or vocational degree, 4-year college degree, master’s degree, and professional doctorate degree.

  • e Included African American, Hispanic, and other.

  • f Included white.

  • g Included single, separated/divorced, and widowed/widower.

  • h Included married/engaged.