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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of SLE travel burden survey participants (N = 39)

From: The systemic lupus erythematosus travel burden survey: baseline data among a South Carolina cohort

Gender
 Female 33 (84.62 %)
 Male 4 (10.26 %)
 Missing 2 (5.12 %)
Race
 White 13 (32.5 %)
 Black, or African–American 26 (65.0 %)
Age
 Mean (SD) 43.15 (12.92)
 Median (Q1–Q3) 41.5 (32, 49.25)
 Min–max (23, 75)
Education level
 ≤High school 9 (23.08 %)
 ≥College 29 (74.36 %)
 Missing 1 (2.56) 
Employment status
 Employed 21 (53.85 %)
 Other 18 (46.15 %)
Self-evaluated health status
 Good 21 (53.85 %)
 Fair 9 (23.08 %)
 Missing 9 (23.08 %)
Annual household income
 <$15,000 9 (23.08 %)
 Between 19 (48.72 %)
 >$60,000 11 (28.21 %)
Marital status
 Married 15 (38.46 %)
 Never married 6 (15.38 %)
 Other 8 (20.51 %)
 Missing 10 (25.64)
Currently have health insurance
 Yes 36 (92.31 %)
 No 3 (7.69 %)
Primary insurance medicaid
 Yes 9 (23.08 %)
 No 26 (66.67 %)
 Missing 4 (10.26 %)
Primary insurance medicare
 Yes 7 (17.95 %)
 No 19 (48.72 %)
 Missing 13 (33.33 %)
Insurance covering medical transportation
 Yes 9 (23.08 %)
 No 30 (76.92 %)
  1. Self-rated health status was assessed with the following question: in general, what would you say your health is….? [48]