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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Development of abbreviated measures to assess patient trust in a physician, a health insurer, and the medical profession

  National sample (N = 1064) HMO sample (N = 1045)
Age (mean) 49.75 years 46.56 years
Female 68% 55%
Hispanic ethnicity 5% 2%
Race   
   African American 10% 12%
   American Indian or Alaska Native 1% 1%
   Asian or Pacific Islander 2% .5%
   White 84% 86%
   Other 4% 0%
Education   
   < High School 8% 6%
   High School Graduate 28% 28%
   >High School 64% 66%
Physical Health   
   Excellent or Very Good 57% 58%
   Good 28% 33%
   Fair or Poor 14% 10%
Mental Health   
   Excellent or Very Good 72% 72%
   Good 24% 25%
   Fair or Poor 5% 3%
  1. *Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding.