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Table 1 Demographic and socioeconomic status data of the studied parents (1,079 parents)

From: Assessment of psychosocial variables by parents of youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Variable  
Age, years 38.6 ± 7.6
Gender, Female n (%) 964 (89.3%)
Ethnicity, n (%)  
Caucasian 566 (52.5%)
Non-Caucasian* 513 (47.5%)
Economic status  
High 72 (6.7%)
Medium 225 (20.9%)
Low 327 (30.3%)
Very low 455 (42.2%)
Geographic region (%)  
Southeast 346 (32.1%)
North/northeast 422 (39.1%)
South 250 (23.2%)
Mid-west 61 (5.7%)
  1. Data are presented as means, SD and n (%).
  2. * African-Brazilians, Mulattos, Asians, Native Indians.