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Table 1 Demographics of the study population by gender (N = 1021)

From: Identifying key variables in African American adherence to colorectal cancer screening: the application of data mining

Demographics Overall = 1,021 Male = 338 Female = 683
Age, mean (SD) 63.1 (7.6) 62.4 (7.5) 63.4 (7.7)
% 50-63 51.4 54.4 49.9
% 64-76 48.6 45.6 50.1
Education, %    
Less than High School 3.3 3.3 3.4
Some High School 8.4 8.3 8.5
High School/General Education Diploma 26.5 27.2 26.2
Trade/technical/training school 5.3 4.7 5.6
Some college (no degree) 25.5 22.2 27.1
College degree 18.3 21.3 16.8
Graduate degree 12.4 12.4 12.4
Refused 0.2 0.6  
Income, %    
<$10,000 8.8 7.4 9.5
$10,000-$19,999 18.0 14.8 19.6
$20,000-$34,999 19.4 16.9 20.6
$35,000-$49,999 14.7 15.1 14.5
$50,000-$74,999 12.0 13.0 11.6
$75,000-$99,999 7.6 10.4 6.3
>$100,000 5.6 10.1 3.4
Refused 9.1 8.0 9.7
Not sure/Don’t know 4.7   4.8
Employed    
No 71.5 66.3 74.1
Part-time 8.1 6.5 8.9
Full-time 20.2 26.9 16.8
Refused 0.2 0.3 0.1
Marital status, %    
Single 17.5 17.2 17.7
Married/partnered 40.1 51.8 34.3
Divorced/separated/widowed 42.1 30.5 47.9
Refused 0.3 0.6 0.1