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Table 2 Participant characteristics, by focus groups

From: The H1N1 pandemic: media frames, stigmatization and coping

  City A* City B City C City D Total
# of participants 16 9 10 11 46
Gender      
 Female 9 6 6 8 63%
 Male 7 3 4 3 37%
Age      
 Range 27-61 yrs 32-70 yrs 26-65 yrs 47-72 yrs 26-72 yrs
 Mean 45 yrs 53 yrs 45 yrs 61 yrs 51 yrs
Race/Ethnicity      
 White 1 8 x 10 41%
 Black 13 x x x 28%
 Hispanic 2 1 10 x 28%
 Other x x x 1 3%
Education      
 < HS 7 x x x 15%
 HS 7 1 8 5 50%
 ≥ College 1 8 2 6 35%
Income      
 HH < poverty level 8 1 2 5 35%
  1. *Two of the five focus groups were held in City A.