: Table 3

CharacteristicsShort-Stay ResidentsFamily Members
GenderMale = 5Female = 10Male = 8Female = 9
Age64 or younger = 565 to 74 = 775 to 84 = 285 or older = 125 to 34 = 235 to 44 = 445 to 54 = 555 to 64 = 465 to 74 = 2
EducationDiploma or GED = 3Some College = 8 4-Year Degree = 2More than 4-Year Degree = 2Diploma or GED = 4Some College = 54-Year Degree = 3More than 4-Year Degree = 5
EthnicityHispanic or Latino = 1Not Hispanic or Latino = 14Hispanic or Latino = 4Not Hispanic or Latino = 13
RaceWhite = 10Black or African-American = 4Asian = 0Other = 1 (Hispanic)White = 12Black or African-American = 4Asian = 1Other = 0
Marital StatusMarried = 9Live w/Partner = 0Widowed = 3Separated = 0Divorced = 1Never Married = 2Married = 9Live w/Partner = 2Widowed = 0Separated = 1Divorced = 3Never Married = 2
Number of Nursing Homes ConsideredOne = 4Two = 2Three = 5Four or More = 3No Data = 1One = 3Two = 3Three = 5Four or More = 0No Data = 0
Who Took Part in Choosing a Nursing HomeSpouse = 4Child/Children = 6Other Family = 3Friend = 5Doctor = 3Nurse/Social Worker/Discharge Planner = 6Case Worker = 0Loved One = 4Loved One’s Spouse = 2Loved One’s Doctor = 1Nurse/Social Worker/Discharge Planner = 2Participant’s Spouse = 1Other Family = 8Pastor = 1Alone = 4
Rating of Nursing HomeMean = 6.4Range = 0,10Mean = 5.9Range = 2,10
Sources of Information on Health IssuesDoctor/Pharmacist/Other Prof. = 14Newspapers/Magazines = 1Television/Radio =0Internet = 1Family/Friends = 7Other = 1No Data = 1Doctor/Pharmacist/Other Prof. = 14Newspapers/Magazines = 5Television/Radio =3Internet = 6Family/Friends = 15Other = 3