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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic status (n =143)

From: Impact of gender on the decision to participate in a clinical trial: a cross-sectional study

Variable Male Female χ 2 p
Education level     
 - Elementary school 31 (21.7%) 64 (44.8%) 0.11 0.79
 - High school 17 (11.8%) 31 (21.7%)
Family income     
 - Below R$545 22 (15.4%) 50 (34.9%) 0.59 0.48
 - Above to R$545 26 (18.3%) 45 (31.4%)
Marital status     
 - Single 11 (7.6%) 18 (12.6%) 0.31 0.57
 - Married 37 (25.9%) 77 (53.9%)
Access to electronic media (per week)     
 - 2 to 4 times 17 (11.8%) 24 (16.7%) 0.97 0.40
 - 5 to 7 times 31(21.8%) 71 (49.7%)
Total 48 (27.7%) 95 (72.3%) - -