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Table 1 Sample characteristics at start of study (1990–1991) of the eligible and ineligible women in the mixed effects modeling analyses of abdominal pain severity

From: Abdominal pain during the menopause transition and early postmenopause: observations from the Seattle Midlife Women’s Health Study

  Eligible Women (n = 291) Ineligible Women (n = 217)  
Characteristic Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value a
 Age (years) 41.5 (4.3) 42.0 (5.0) 0.180
 Years of education 15.9 (2.8) 15.3 (3.0) 0.030
 Family income ($) 38,200 (15,000)
18.6 (7.0)
35,200 (17,600)
17.1 (8.3)
0.040
Characteristic N (Percent) N (Percent) P-value b
 Currently employed    0.400
  Yes 254 (87.3) 184 (84.8)  
  No 37 (12.7) 33 (15.2)  
 Race/ethnicity    0.001
  African American 20 (6.9) 38 (17.5)  
  Asian /Pacific Islander 27 (9.3) 16 (7.4)  
  White 238 (81.8) 153 (70.5)  
  Other (Hispanic, Mixed) 6 (2.1) 10 (4.6)  
 Marital Status    0.420
  Married/partnered 278 (71.1) 141 (65.0)  
  Divorced/widowed/not partnered 63 (21.7) 62 (28.6)  
  Never married/partnered 21 (7.2) 14 (6.5)  
  1. a Independent t-test
  2. b Chi-square test