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Table 1 Characteristics of Mothers and Grandmothers

From: Comparison of mothers and grandmothers physical and mental health and functioning within 6 months after child NICU/PICU death

  Mothers (n = 32) Grandmothers (n = 32)
Age [M (SD)] 30 (7.4) 52 (9.3)
Time since child/grandchild death (in weeks) 10.9 (5.77) 11.3 (7.09)
Race/ethnicity [n (%)]
 Black 13 (41%) 14 (44%)
 White 8 (25%) 10 (31%)
 Hispanic 11 (34%) 8 (25%)
Education [n (%)]
  < High school 2 (6%) 2 (6%)
 High school graduate 9 (28%) 11 (35%)
  > High school 21 (66%) 19 (59%)
Employed? [n (%)]
 Before death 23 (72%) 22 (69%)
 At interview 15 (47%) 20 (63%)
Partnered? [n (%)] 25 (78%) 21 (66%)
Family annual income [n (%)]
  < $20,000 6 (19%) 6 (19%)
 $20,000–$49,999 7 (22%) 9 (28%)
  ≥ $50,000 11 (34%) 14 (44%)
 No response 8 (25%) 3 (9%)