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Table 1 Focus group demographics

From: Formative research implications on design of a randomized controlled trial for oral health promotion in children

  8 sites, N = 68
Spanish language focus group (%) 35 (51.5)
Caregiver female (%) 65 (95.6)
Caregiver age, mean (SD) 30.9 (6.7)
Child female (%) 38 (55.9)
Child age in months, mean (SD)a 17.7 (16.2)
Child insurance (%)
 Medicaid 42 (61.8)
 Private 0 (0.0)
 Unsure type 25 (36.8)
 None 1 (1.5)
Unsure if child’s medical insurance covers dentalb (%) 8 (11.9)
Child has dental insuranceb (%) 56 (83.6)
Caregiver insurance (%)
 Medicaid 26 (38.2)
 Private 3 (4.4)
 Unsure type 17 (25.0)
 None 22 (32.4)
Caregiver has dental insurancec (%) 38 (64.4)
Caregiver education (%)
 Less than high school 22 (32.4)
 High school degree or GED 29 (42.7)
 More than high school 17 (25.0)
Caregiver race (%)
 Black 24 (35.3)
 White 2 (2.9)
 Other 42 (61.8)
Caregiver Hispanic (%) 42 (61.8)
 Mexican heritaged 29 (85.3)
 Born in the mainland USAe 10 (23.8)
Caregiver relationship status (%)
 Married/living with partner 37 (54.4)
 Single 29 (42.7)
 Other 2 (2.9)
Total people living in home, median (range) 4 (2–10)
 Number of children, median (range) 2 (1–8)
Caregiver has had caries in past (%) 48 (70.6)
  1. aAlthough inclusion criteria during screening required a child under the age of 3, four caregivers in the WIC site sample reported a child age 4–7 years old. Because their data could not be separated out from the audio recordings, they were included in this table and analyses
  2. bN = 67
  3. cN = 59
  4. dN = 34
  5. eN = 42