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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of the TCOM Sample (n = 100)

From: Improving accuracy of medication identification in an older population using a medication bottle color symbol label system

Variable n (%)
Gender   
   Male 56 (56.0)
   Female 44 (44.0)
Race/Ethnicity   
   White/Caucasian 82 (82.0)
   Black/African American 12 (12.0)
   Hispanic 5 (5.0)
   Other 1 (1.0)
Highest Grade Completed*   
   Less than High School 8 (8.0)
   High School 24 (24.0)
   More than High School 67 (67.0)
  Mean (sd)**
Age 73.4 5.6
Number of Medications 11.4 5.1
Number of Medication Classes 7.7 2.9
  1. *Highest grade completed is missing for one respondent.
  2. ** sd = standard deviation