Table 2—

Characteristics of the sample

LatinosEAsStatisticP
n (M/F)75 (49/26)113 (67/46)χ2 = 0.480.490
Age (years)48.41 ± 8.9151.69 ± 7.68t = 2.710.007
Income*4.25 ± 1.616.98 ± 1.63t = 11.100.000
Education3.13 ± 2.055.82 ± 1.34t = 10.990.000
Years since diagnosis4.16 ± 2.314.31 ± 2.39t = 0.460.640
HbA1c (%)8.96 ± 2.128.18 ± 1.59t = 2.920.004
Functional impact62.38 ± 8.0263.57 ± 6.10t = 1.170.243
Financial stress16.93 ± 5.6116.05 ± 5.67t = 1.060.292
Conflict resolution12.47 ± 5.6412.19 ± 4.90t = 0.360.716
Family closeness30.21 ± 4.5930.27 ± 4.60t = 0.090.927
BMI31.79 ± 5.2931.06 ± 7.17t = 1.330.186
CES-D12.43 ± 4.019.87 ± 3.62t = 2.220.028
SCL-90 anxiety14.24 ± 4.6112.73 ± 3.14t = 2.690.008
  • Data are n or means ± SD.

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    * Income values are as follows: 1 = <$5,000, 2 = $6,000–10,000, 3 = $11,000–20,000, 4 = $21,000–30,000, 5 = $31,000–$40,000, 6 = $41,000–50,000, 7 = $51,000–75,000, 8 = $76,000–100,000, 9 = >$100,000,

  • education was categorized as follows: 1 = ≤grade 6, 2 = grades 7–9, 3 = grades 10–11, 4 = H.S. diploma, 5 = some college, 6 = 4-year college degree, 7 = some graduate education, 8 = postgraduate degree.