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Table 1 Demographic profile of responders

From: An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia

Demographic Feature Frequency
Age [years] 47.3 ± 10.68
Female 96.8%
Current weight [pounds] 179.5 ± 45.9
Weight at age 18 129.1.5 ± 26.8
Height [inches] 64.7 ± 3.2
Body mass index [BMI] 30.1 ± 7.6
Symptoms < 7 months 0.6 %
   7–12 months 1.5%
   1–2 years 3.9%
   2–4 years 13.1%
   > 4 years 75.5%
Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian 91.5%
   Afro-American 2.3%
   American Indian 3.6%
   Hispanic 2.6%
   Asian 0.4%
Marital Status: Currently married 64.2%
   Never married 11.2%
   Divorced 17.4%
   Widowed 2.5%
   No children 26.5%
Number of Children: One child 16.5%
   Two 30.5%
   > 3 children 20.9%
Household income: < $9,000 4.9%
   $10,000–$19,999 8.7%
   $20,000–$29,999 8.8%
   $30,000–$39,999 10.6%
   $40,000–$49,999 10.4%
   $50,000–$59,999 9.8%
   $60,000–$69,999 7.5%
   $70,000–$79,999 6.2%
   $80,000–$89,999 5.2%
   $90,000–$99,999 5.1%
   $100,000–$199,999 9.7%
   > $200,000 1.7%