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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of those who were sent the DVD compared with those who were not

From: A targeted promotional DVD fails to improve Māori and Pacific participation rates in the New Zealand bowel screening pilot: results from a pseudo-randomised controlled trial

  Māori Pacific
  N Sent DVD Not sent DVD Sent DVD % p* N Sent DVD Not sent DVD Sent DVD % p*
Gender      0.08      0.60
 Male 939 390 549 41.5%   1304 589 715 45.2%  
 Female 1377 622 755 45.2%   1604 740 864 46.1%  
 Missing 17 17 0    30 30 0   
Age      0.24      0.92
 50–54 909 413 496 45.4%   995 459 536 46.1%  
 55–59 642 270 372 42.1%   732 326 406 44.5%  
 60–64 391 178 213 45.5%   560 263 297 47.0%  
 65–69 249 106 143 42.6%   365 164 201 44.9%  
 70+ 125 45 80 36.0%   256 117 139 45.7%  
 Missing 17 17 0    30 30 0   
Deprivation Quintile      0.34      0.80
 Q1 (least) 284 110 174 38.7%   155 71 84 45.8%  
 Q2 348 158 190 45.4%   256 112 144 43.8%  
 Q3 454 195 259 43.0%   515 227 288 44.1%  
 Q4 603 274 329 45.4%   964 453 511 47.0%  
 Q5 (most) 402 183 219 45.5%   754 349 405 46.3%  
 Missing 242 109 133    294 147 147   
Total 2333 1029 1304 44.1%   2938 1359 1579 46.3%  
  1. *Chi square probability testing for no difference in the proportions sent DVD. Missing values were excluded from the significance tests