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Table 2 General characteristics of participants (N = 64)

From: Cancer screening in Koreans: a focus group approach

  N (%) M SD Range
Age    63.73 11.84 41–83
 40–64 32 (50.0)    
 65 and older 32 (50.0)    
Gender
 Male 13 (20.3)    
 Female 51 (79.7)    
Marital Status
 Currently married 47 (73.4)    
 Widowed 17 (26.6)    
Education
 High school diploma or less 54 (84.4)    
 Higher than high school diploma 10 (15.6)    
Employment
 Full-time 32 (50.0)    
 Part-time 2 (3.1)    
 Not employed 30 (46.9)    
Health Insurance      
 National Health Insurance 62 (96.9)    
 Medical Aid program 2 (3.1)    
Annual household income
  ≤ $30,000 48 (75.0)    
  > $30,000 16 (25.0)    
Cancer Screening Experience
 Breast cancer screening (N = 51)
  Ever had a mammogram 45 (88.2)    
  Had a mammogram in previous 2 years 39 (76.5)    
 Cervical cancer screening (N = 51)
  Ever had a Pap smear test 47 (92.2)    
  Had a Pap smear test in previous year 35 (68.6)    
 Gastric cancer screening
  Ever had gastric endoscopy 45 (70.3)    
  Had gastric endoscopy in previous 2 years 31 (48.4)   
 Colorectal cancer screening
  Ever had FOBT 53 (82.8)    
  Had FOBT in previous 1 year 29 (45.3)    
  Ever had a colonoscopy 30 (46.9)    
  Had a colonoscopy in previous 10 years 24 (37.5)