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Table 2 Participant Demographic Characteristics by Literacy Level

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

  Literacy level
Very low literacy Low literacy
Gender (n = 50)
 Male 15 (30 %) 11 (22 %)
 Female 14 (28 %) 10 (20 %)
Race (n = 50)
 African American 25 (50 %) 19 (38 %)
 Mixed 1 (2 %) 0
 White 1 (2 %) 2 (4 %)
 Asian 1 (2 %) 0
 Native American 1 (2 %) 0
Education Level (n = 48)
 Grade school 2 (4.2 %) 0
 Some High School 10 (20.8 %) 4 (8.3 %)
 HS Graduate/GED 13 (27.1 %) 16 (33.3 %)
 Some College 1 (2.1 %) 1 (2.1 %)
 Graduated College 1 (2.1 %) 0
Age (n = 48)
 23–35 6 (12.5 %) 1 (2.1 %)
 36–45 6 (12.5 %) 7 (14.6 %)
 46–55 15 (31.3 %) 10 (20.8 %)
 55+ 0 3 (6.3 %)