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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics and Literacy Test Means, RCT Intervention and Control Groups

From: Using eye tracking and gaze pattern analysis to test a “dirty bomb” decision aid in a pilot RCT in urban adults with limited literacy

  Number Percent
  Control Intervention Control Intervention
Age
 23–35 4 3 19.05 11.11
 36–50 9 18 42.86 66.67
 51–59 7 5 33.33 18.52
 60–67 1 1 4.76 3.70
 Total 21 27 100.00 100.00
Race
 African American 20 24 95.24 82.76
 Mixed 0 1 0.00 3.45
 White 1 2 4.76 6.89
 Asian 0 1 0.00 3.45
 Native American 0 1 0.00 3.45
 Total 21 29 100.00 100.00
Hispanic Origin
 Yes 0 2 0.00 7.14
 No 20 26 100.00 92.86
 Total 20 28 100.00 100.00
Gender
 Male 10 16 47.62 55.17
 Female 11 13 52.38 44.83
 Total 21 29 100.00 100.00
Education
 Grade School 0 2 0.00 7.14
 Some High School 7 7 35.00 25.00
 Graduated High School 11 15 55.00 53.57
 GED 1 2 5.00 7.14
 Some College 1 1 5.00 3.57
 Graduated from College 0 1 0.00 3.57
 Total 20 28 100.00 100.00
Literacy Scores
 REALM-R (mean) 3.00 (N = 11) 2.35 (N = 20)   
 SILS (mean) 3.27 (N = 8) 3.50 (N = 11)