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Table 1 Sample Characteristics (N = 28)

From: Users with spinal cord injury experience of robotic Locomotor exoskeletons: a qualitative study of the benefits, limitations, and recommendations

Age mean = 42
range 21–71
Time since injury (years) mean = 9
range 2–28
Sex
 Female 32%
Race
 White 61%
 Black 21%
 Asian/Indian 7%
 More than one 4%
 Other 7%
 Decline 0%
Hispanic/Latinx
 Yes 18%
Education Level
 9th–11th 4%
 High School/GED 30%
 Associates 7%
 Bachelors 37%
 Post-Baccalaureate 15%
 Other 7%
 Decline 0%
Occupational status
 Employed 26%
 Student 15%
 Unemployed 11%
 Retired 30%
 Other 18%
 Decline 0%
Cause of injury
 Falls 18%
 Vehicular Crash 29%
 Violence 21%
 Sport 21%
 Pedestrian 4%
 Other 7%
Injury Level
 Cervical 25%
 Thoracic 64%
 Lumbar 11%
Injury Severity
 Complete 36%
 Incomplete 57%
 Unknown 7%
Type of device used*
 Ekso 43%
 Indego 43%
 ReWalk 36%
 Other 0%
 Unknown 11%
Experience Type
 Rehabilitation Therapy 32.1%
 Research 85.7%
 At Home 3.6%
 Outside of Your Home 7.1%