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Table 2 Demographic characteristics for SMA patients and caregivers (N = 101)

From: Treatment preference among patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA): a discrete choice experiment

  Patient (n = 65) Patient represented by caregiver (n = 36) Caregiver (n = 36)
Age, years (SD) 36 (12.1) 10 (12.2) 38 (10.9)
Age range, years 18 to 67 0.2 to 42 23 to 69
Gender, n (%)    
 Male 18 (27.7) 17 (47.2)  
 Female 46 (70.8) 19 (52.8)  
 Prefer not to answer 01 (01.5)   
Race, n (%)    
 White 56 (86.2) 26 (72.2)  
 Black 02 (03.1) 04 (11.1)  
 Asian 06 (09.2) 01 (02.8)  
 Don't know/prefer not to answer 01 (01.5) 05 (13.9)  
Hispanic or Latino, n (%)    
 Yes 03 (04.6) 13 (36.1)  
 No 60 (92.3) 22 (61.1)  
 Don't know/prefer not to answer 02 (03.1) 01 (02.8)  
Marital Status, n (%)    
 Single 40 (61.5)   07 (19.4)
 Married 22 (33.8)   28 (77.8)
 Separated/divorced/widowed 03 (04.6)   01 (02.8)
Family income in last 12 months, n (%)    
 $100,000 or more 16 (24.6)   06 (16.7)
 $75,000 to $99,999 05 (07.7)   05 (13.9)
 $50,000 to $74,999 11 (16.9)   11 (30.6)
 $25,000 to $49,999 09 (13.8)   06 (16.6)
 Less than $25,000 14 (21.5)   07 (19.4)
 Don't know/prefer not to answer 10 (15.4)   01 (02.8)