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Table 1 Characteristics of those viewing DXA results via web portal vs. those not viewing DXA results via web portal among patients reported knowing their DXA results (N = 3399)

From: Characteristics of older adults using patient web portals to view their DXA results

Characteristic Viewed DXA results via web portal,
N (%) = 649 (19.1%)
Did not view DXA results via web portal
N (%) =2750 (80.9%)
P-value
Demographics
 Site
  UI 385 (29.26%) 931 (70.74%) < 0.001
  KPGA 264 (12.67%) 1819 (87.33%)  
 Age
  Mean (SD) 64.4 (7.4) 66.5 (8.1) < 0.001
   < 65 313 (22.66%) 1068 (77.34%) < 0.001
  65–74 270 (18.38%) 1199 (81.62%)  
   > 75 66 (12.02%) 483 (87.98%)  
 Gender of patient
  Male 113 (17.15%) 546 (82.85%) 0.157
  Female 536 (19.56%) 2204 (80.44%)  
 Race
  White 570 (21.19%) 2120 (78.81%) < 0.001
  Non-white 79 (11.14%) 630 (88.86%)  
 Education
  High school or less 88 (10.92%) 718 (89.08%) < 0.001
  Some college 197 (18.02%) 896 (81.98%)  
  Completed college 157 (21.3%) 580 (78.7%)  
  Graduate school 204 (27.79%) 530 (72.21%)  
Patient health personal characteristics
 Health Literacy
  Low 54 (12.08%) 393 (87.92%) < 0.001
  High 592 (20.27%) 2328 (79.73%)  
 Subjective Numeracy
  Low 160 (13.86%) 994 (86.14%) < 0.001
  Medium 213 (18.85%) 917 (81.15%)  
  High 273 (25.11%) 814 (74.89%)  
 Patient Activation Score
  Level 1 (0–42.5) 50 (15.2%) 279 (84.8%) 0.003
  Level 2 (47.4–52.9) 100 (16.05%) 523 (83.95%)  
  Level 3 (56.4–66.0) 302 (19.28%) 1264 (80.72%)  
  Level 4 (68.5–100) 194 (22.61%) 664 (77.39%)  
 Krantz Information Scale
  Low 164 (14.84%) 941 (85.16%) < 0.001
  Medium 236 (20.36%) 923 (79.64%)  
  High 246 (22.18%) 863 (77.82%)  
 Krantz Behavioral Scale
  Low 187 (15.7%) 1004 (84.3%) < 0.001
  Medium 193 (18.16%) 870 (81.84%)  
  High 261 (23.66%) 842 (76.34%)  
Participant health characteristics
 History of Osteoporosis
  Normal 320 (16.04%) 1675 (83.96%) < 0.001
  Osteopenia 206 (26.68%) 566 (73.32%)  
  Osteoporosis 123 (19.46%) 509 (80.54%)  
 Self-rated Health
  Poor 17 (17.17%) 82 (82.83%) 0.007
  Fair 68 (15.96%) 358 (84.04%)  
  Good 215 (17.68%) 1001 (82.32%)  
  Very good 245 (19.84%) 990 (80.16%)  
  Excellent 104 (24.94%) 313 (75.06%)  
Number of Chronic Conditions
  None 305 (19.28%) 1277 (80.72%) 0.485
 1–2 313 (19.31%) 1308 (80.69%)  
  > 2 31 (15.82%) 165 (84.18%)  
Provider characteristics
 Intervention
  Intervention 316 (17.86%) 1453 (82.14%) 0.057
  Usual care 333 (20.43%) 1297 (79.57%)  
 Patient Provider’s Gender
  Male 208 (16.72%) 1036 (83.28%) 0.007
  Female 441 (20.46%) 1714 (79.54%)  
 Gender of patient and provider
  Female providers and female patients 398 (21.37%) 1464 (78.63%) 0.001
  Female providers and male patients 43 (14.68%) 250 (85.32%)  
  Male providers and male patients 70 (19.13%) 296 (80.87%)  
  Male providers and female patients 138 (15.72%) 740 (84.28%)