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Table 2 Descriptive results for study participants overall (n = 90)

From: Pathways to potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes and heart failure: a qualitative analysis of patient perspectives

  Total
Demographics n (%)
Race/Ethnicity  
 Asian 12 (13.3)
 Native Hawaiian 36 (40.0)
 Other Pacific Islander 14 (15.7)
 Filipino 11 (12.2)
 White 17 (18.9)
Education  
  < High School 20 (20.2)
 High School Graduate 66 (73.3)
 College Graduate 3 (3.3)
 College Degree+ 1 (1.1)
REALM  
 Low Health Literacy (<12 Grade Reading Level) 48 (53.3)
Age Group  
 18–64 64 (71.1)
 65+ 26 (28.9)
Female  
  30 (33.3)
Family Income  
  < $20,000 32 (35.6)
 $20,000–$39,999 20 (22.2)
 $40,000+ 9 (10.0)
 Missing 29 (32.2)
Insured  
  81 (90.0)
Usual Source of Care  
  78 (87.6)
Same-Hospital Readmission  
 Any Readmission 55 (65.5)
 Average number of CVD Readmissions (range 1–6) 1.97 (SD:1.28)
 Average number of DM Readmissions (range 1–6) 2.11 (SD: 1.29)
Type of hospitalization (from chart)  
 Diabetes 31 (34.4)
 Heart Disease 26 (28.9)
 Both Diabetes and Heart Disease 33 (36.7)