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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of ITT and per protocol samples

From: A randomised controlled trial of personalised decision support delivered via the internet for bowel cancer screening with a faecal occult blood test: the effects of tailoring of messages according to social cognitive variables on participation

    Control Non-tailored tailored
    n % n % n %
ITT Sample AGE 50–54 348 30.7% 330 29.0% 331 29.1%
55–59 302 26.6% 298 26.2% 315 27.7%
60–64 266 23.4% 296 26.1% 275 24.2%
65–69 126 11.1% 123 10.8% 142 12.5%
70–74 93 8.2% 89 7.8% 74 6.5%
SEX Male 557 49.1% 556 48.9% 559 49.2%
Female 578 50.9% 580 51.1% 578 50.8%
SEIFA* SEI_AD <5 173 15.2% 173 15.2% 190 16.7%
SEI_AD >5 962 84.8% 963 84.8% 947 83.3%
STATE NSW 219 19.3% 220 19.4% 220 19.3%
QLD 214 18.9% 214 18.8% 215 18.9%
SA 242 21.3% 242 21.3% 241 21.2%
VIC 210 18.5% 209 18.4% 210 18.5%
WA 250 22.0% 251 22.1% 251 22.1%
Per Protocol Sample AGE 50–54 238 28.9% 207 28.9% 205 28.0%
55–59 220 26.7% 187 26.1% 200 27.4%
60–64 195 23.7% 177 24.7% 184 25.2%
65–69 100 12.2% 85 11.9% 90 12.3%
70–74 70 8.5% 60 8.4% 52 7.1%
SEX Male 413 50.2% 368 51.4% 371 50.8%
Female 410 49.8% 348 48.6% 360 49.2%
SEIFA* SEI_AD <5 128 15.6% 97 13.5% 111 15.2%
SEI_AD >5 695 84.4% 619 86.5% 620 84.8%
STATE NSW 154 18.7% 128 17.9% 123 16.8%
QLD 162 19.7% 148 20.7% 139 19.0%
SA 178 21.6% 151 21.1% 162 22.2%
VIC 151 18.3% 129 18.0% 128 17.5%
WA 178 21.6% 160 22.3% 179 24.5%
  1. *SEIFA: <5 = higher disadvantage and lower advantage; >5 = lower disadvantage and higher advantage.