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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics and whether willing to donate organs at death - Barbados survey

From: Ethnicity and attitudes to deceased kidney donation: a survey in Barbados and comparison with Black Caribbean people in the United Kingdom

  Not willing to donate Willing to donatea Pearson Χ2 P-value
Characteristics N % N %   
Gender       
Men 4 2.92 133 97.08   
Women 13 6.88 176 93.12   
Total 17 5.21 309 94.79 2.5181 P = 0.113
Age-years       
18-39 8 5.00 152 95.00   
40-59 7 5.04 132 94.96   
60+ 2 7.41 25 92.59   
Total 17 5.21 309 94.79 0.2865 P = 0.867
Religion       
Anglican 3 3.37 86 96.63   
Pentecostal 5 6.76 69 93.24   
Methodist 0 0.00 22 100   
Seventh Day Adventist 0 0.00 27 100   
Catholic 2 18.18 9 81.82   
Nazarine 1 8.33 11 91.67   
Wesleyan/Baptist 1 5.88 11 91.67   
Jehovah's Witness 2 22.22 7 77.78   
Other 0 0.00 21 100   
None 1 3.03 32 96.97   
Total 15 4.76 300 95.24 15.55 P = 0.077
Highest education completed       
Primary b 4 7.02 53 92.98   
High school 5th form 8 5.84 129 94.16   
High school 6th form 2 16.6 10 83.33   
Other training 1 1.47 67 98.53   
University 1 2.63 37 97.37   
Total 16 4.98 305 95.02 6.8561 P = 0.232
Employment       
Paid employment 10 3.98 241 96.02   
Student 0 0.00 9 100   
Retired/not working/occasional 6 9.67 56 90.32   
Total 16 4.98 306 95.02 4.0343 P = 0.133
  1. a 'Not sure' classified with 'willing to' donate. b See note Table 1