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Table 5 Demographic characteristics of participants in cognitive interviewing, 2002, 2007, 2012

From: Development of the adult and child complementary medicine questionnaires fielded on the National Health Interview Survey

  2002 (n = 25) 2007 (n = 32) 2012 (n = 48)
  Draft Q Draft Q W-being (n = 24) Draft Q (n = 24)
Age     
  Under 35 11 6 3
  35+ 21 18 21
Gender     
  Female 20 18 11 16
  Male 5 14 13 8
Race/Ethnicity 1     
  Hispanic 0 2 8 0
  Non-Hispanic White 17 8 12 9
  Non-Hispanic Black 7 20 4 13
  Asian 1 1 2 2
  Other 0 1 6 0
Education     
  High school or below 8 9 0 0
  More than high school 17 23 24 24
Income 2     
  Under $20,000 5 13 4 6
  $20,000+ 19 18 20 18
Employed     
  Yes 19 14
  No 5 10
Marital status     
  Never married 11 10
  Currently married 7 5
  Separated 2 1
  Divorced 4 6
  Widowed 0 2
  1. Data unavailable.
  2. 1The total for the 2012 race/ethnicity category is greater than the number of participants for 2012 because the data were collected such to allow overlap between Hispanic and other categories.
  3. 21 participant in 2002 and 1 participant in 2007 had unknown income data.