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Table 1 Descriptive Characteristics of Participants (n = 186), by Race/Ethnicity

From: Knowledge and perceptions of Alzheimer’s disease in three ethnic groups of younger adults in the United Kingdom

Characteristics White
(n = 125; 67.2%)
Black
(n = 31; 16.7%)
Asian
(n = 30; 16.1%)
Total (n = 186; 100%)
Age Groups (n = 186)
 18–34 years 111 (88.8%) 26 (83.9%) 26 (86.7%) 163 (87.6%)
 35–49 years 14 (11.2%) 5 (16.1%) 4 (13.3%) 23 (12.4%)
Sex (n = 186)
 Female 53 (42.4%) 12 (38.7%) 15 (50.0%) 80 (43.0%)
 Male 72 (57.6%) 19 (61.3%) 15 (50.0%) 106 (57.0%)
Education level (n = 186)
 Non-Graduate 69 (55.2%) 16 (51.6%) 17 (56.7%) 102 (54.8%)
 No schooling completed 3 (2.4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (1.6%)
 Nursery school to 8th grade 2 (1.6%) 1 (3.2%) 0 (0%) 3 (1.6%)
 High school graduate, diploma or the equivalent (for example, GED, GCSE and ‘A’ level) 64 (51.9%) 15 (48.4%) 17 (56.7%) 96 (51.6%)
 Graduate 56 (44.8%) 15 (48.4%) 13 (43.3%) 84 (45.2%)
 Bachelor’s degree 41 (32.8%) 10 (32.3%) 10 (33.3%) 61 (32.8%)
 Master’s degree 13 (10.4%) 4 (12.9%) 2 (6.7%) 19 (10.2%)
 Doctorate degree 2 (1.6%) 1 (3.2%) 1 (3.3%) 4 (2.2%)
Familiarity with AD/dementia (n = 186)
 Yes 34 (27.2%) 8 (25.8%) 6 (20.0) 48 (25.8%)
 No 91 (72.8%) 23 (74.2%) 24 (80.0%) 138 (74.2%)
Living with 65 or over years old (n = 186)
 No 53 (42.4%) 17 (54.8%) 10 (33.3%) 80 (43%)
 Living with 65 or over people without dementia/AD 53 (42.4%) 12 (38.7%) 16 (53.3%) 81 (43.5%)
 Living with 65 or over people with dementia/AD 19 (15.2%) 2 (6.5%) 4 (13.3%) 25 (13.4%)
Interacted with people with dementia/AD (n = 186)
 No 57 (45.6%) 16 (51.6%) 14 (46.7%) 87 (46.8%)
 For several times 44 (35.2%) 6 (19.4%) 10 (33.3%) 60 (32.3%)
 From several weeks to about a year 8 (6.4%) 1 (3.2%) 3 (10.0%) 12 (6.5%)
 For more than a few years 16 (12.8%) 8 (25.8%) 3 (10.0%) 27 (14.5%)