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Table 2 NPART questions on health-related aspects and subjective overall QOL, by preparedness to participate or not in digital health research

From: A research tool for measuring non-participation of older people in research on digital health

   Preparedness to participateChi2p-valuea
  Total sample
n (valid percent %)
Decliner group
n (valid percent %)
Consenting group
n (valid percent %)
Self-rated healthPoor12 (17)6 (25)6 (13)  
Good57 (83)18 (75)39 (87)0.318a
Missing110  
Health limitationsLimitations45 (65)18 (75)27 (60)  
No limitations24 (35)6 (25)18 (40)1.550.213
Missing110  
Subjective overall QOLLow8 (12)4 (17)4 (9)  
High61 (88)20 (83)41 (91)0.435a
Missing110  
Self-perceived memory performancePoor18 (26)11 (46)7 (16)  
Good51 (74)13 (54)38 (84)7.440.006
Missing110  
Self-reported need for supportRarely/never64 (93)23 (96)41 (91)  
Often/sometimes5 (7)1 (4)4 (9)0.652a
Missing110  
Total (n = 70) 7025 (36)45 (64)  
  1. aThe p-value generally refers to the Chi2 statistics, but Fisher’s exact test was performed if frequencies smaller than 5 were expected in any of the cells for a given variable