TABLE 1

Characteristics of Caregivers of Infants Hospitalized With BRUE

Characteristics of Caregivers (N = 18)Value
Age, y, mean (SD)28.9 (5.3)
Male sex, n (%)5 (28)
Race, n (%)
 Hispanic9 (50)
 White5 (28)
 African American2 (11)
 Asian American1 (28)
 Unsure1 (6)
Highest level of education, n (%)
 Graduate or professional licensing0 (0)
 Some college or undergraduate degree10 (56)
 High school diploma7 (39)
 Did not complete high school1 (6)
Marital status, n (%)
 Married5 (28)
 Living together11 (61)
 Single2 (11)
Occupation, n (%)
 Health care professionala2 (11)
 Work at home as primary caregiver5 (28)
 Other8 (44)
 Unemployed2 (11)
 Missing1 (6)
  • a Caregiver occupations in the health care field included 1 dental assistant and 1 nurse.