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Table 3 Participant characteristics

From: Evaluation of the Families SHARE workbook: an educational tool outlining disease risk and healthy guidelines to reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer and colorectal cancer

  Phase 1 Phase 2
(n = 35) (n = 36)
  M (SD) M (SD)
Age 39.3 (5.0) 37.3 (5.4)
Family size   
 Number first degree relatives 6.20 (1.66) 6.14 (1.66)
 Number second degree relatives 9.34 (3.13) 11.94 (5.21)
Race % %
 Black, or African American 20.0 13.9
 White 77.1 61.1
 Other 2.9 25.1
Marital status
 Single 11.4 16.7
 Married 82.9 75.0
 Separated/divorced 5.8 8.3
Education
 High school diploma/GED 2.9 2.8
 Associate degree/some college 11.4 11.1
 Bachelors degree 37.1 22.2
 Post-graduate degree 48.6 63.9
Household Income
 Below $50,000 8.6 11.1
 $50,001–100,000 17.2 33.3
 Greater than $100,000 74.3 52.8
 Refuse 2.8
Meets daily health recommendations
 Non-smoking 100.0 94.4
 Fruit intake (1.5 cups) 58.8 50.0
 Vegetable intake (2 cups) 50.0 47.2
 Moderate physical activity (≥30 min) 58.8 66.7
  1. Abbreviations: M mean, SD standard deviation