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Table 1 Patient demographics for the online and in-clinic samples

From: Development and evaluation of a new survey instrument to measure the quality of colorectal cancer screening decisions

   Online   Clinic sample
  Sample  
  Total DA No DA Total
Characteristic*, ** N = 338 N = 163 N = 175 N = 94
Female (%) 229 (68%) 107 (66%) 122 (70%) 38 (40%)
Age mean (SD) 48.9 (9.0) 49.0 (9.1) 48.5 (9.2) 59.6 (8.3)
Hispanic (%) 34 (10%) 15 (9%) 19 (11%) 0 (0%)
Race (%)     
White 289 (85.5%) 140 (86%) 149 (85%) 47 (50%)
Black 31 (9%) 17 (10.4%) 14 (8%) 44 (47%)
Other race 19 (6%) 8 (5%) 11 (6%) 3 (3%)
Education (%)     
≥ College graduate 193 (57%) 97 (59.5%) 96 (55%) 9 (10%)
Some college 114 (34%) 50 (31%) 64 (37%) 25 (27%)
High school or less 31 (9%) 16 (10%) 15 (9%) 59 (63%)
Screening History (For respondents 50 and older) N = 150 N = 80 N = 68 N = 94
Never tested 53 (35%) 34 (43%) 19 (27%) 29 (31%)
Colonscopy 68 (45%) 35 (44%) 33 (47%) 54 (57%)
Other test only 29 (19%) 11 (14%) 18 (26%) 8 (9%)
  1. DA = Decision aid.
  2. *There were no significant differences on any of these factors between DA and no DA arms, p > 0.05.
  3. **Percentages might not add up 100% due to rounding or missing data.