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Table 2 Characteristics of study population, n = 20

From: Text messaging as a community-based survey tool: a pilot study

Age (Years)  
 Range 19 - 62
 Median 30.7
Females 17 (85%)
Race/Ethnicity  
 Black 20 (100%)
Education  
 <HS 4 (20%)
 HS Grad or Equivalent (GED) 3 (15%)
 Some College or College Grad 13 (65%)
Work status  
 Student 4 (20%)
 Employed 7 (35%)
 Unemployed 9 (45%)
Type of phone  
 Touch Screen/Keyboard 19 (95%)
 Number keypad only 1 (5%)
Texting plan  
 Unlimited 18 (90%)
 Other 2 (10%)
  1. HS = High School.
  2. GED = General Educational Development.