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Table 1 Demographic information for mothers who participated in Phase 4 (n = 128 )

From: Initial development and psychometric testing of an instrument to measure the quality of children’s end-of-life care

  Number (%)
Mothers’ mean age (SD) 36.5 years (8.3)
Marital status Married 103 (80.5)
Divorced/Separated 12 (9.4)
Never married 11 (8.6)
Widowed 2 (1.6)
Education High school diploma or less 22 (17.2)
Some college/university 24 (18.7)
College diploma/university degree 65 (50.8)
Post graduate degree 17 (13.3)
Income under $25000 12 (9.7)
$25,000 - $49,999 21 (16.1)
$50,000 - $99,999 51 (39.5)
$100,000 or more 44 (34.7)
Religious practice Catholic 40 (31.4)
Protestant 32 (25.2)
Spiritual not Religious 26 (19.7)
None or Atheist 19 (15.0)
Other 11 (8.7)
Children in family (including deceased) one child 34 (26.6)
two children 51 (39.8)
  three or more children 43 (33.6)