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Table 1 Participant Demographics (N = 282)

From: Colorectal cancer screening, perceived discrimination, and low-income and trust in doctors: a survey of minority patients

  Category Age < 50
(N = 149)
n (%)
Age ≥50
(N = 133)
n(%)
Gender Female 74 (49.6%) 72 (54.1%)
Race/Ethnicity African American 111 (74.5%) 85 (63.9%)
  Hispanic 3 (2.1%) 3 (2.3%)
  Asian 0 (0%) 2 (1.5%)
  Native Hawaiian of Pacific Islander 1 (0.7%) 0 (0%)
  American Indian or Alaska native 3 (2.1%) 2 (1.5%)
  White 26 (17.5%) 36 (27.1%)
  Other 4 (2.7%) 2 (1.5%)
  Refused or Don't Know 1 (0.7%) 3 (2.3%)
Annual Income <40K 110 (73.8%) 95 (71.4%)
  > = 40K 39 (26.2%) 38 (28.6%)
Insurance Yes 80 (51.9%) 82 (60.3%)
Marital Status Married 19 (13.0%) 24 (18.1%)
  Divorced 38 (25.5%) 56 (42.1%)
  Widowed 9 (6.0%) 13 (9.8%)
  Separated 24 (16.1%) 17 (12.8%)
  Never Married 44 (29.5%) 18 (13.5%)
  Living with significant other or partner 15 (10.1%) 5 (3.8%)
Education Grades (0-11) 38 (25.5%) 41 (30.8%)
  Less Than High School 67 (45.0%) 37 (27.8%)
  GED or High School 28 (18.8%) 30 (22.6%)
  College 1~3 years 9 (6.0%) 13 (9.8%)
  College Graduate (4-year degree) 4 (2.7%) 9 (6.8%)
  Graduate Degree 3 (2.0%) 3 (2.3%)