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Table 4 NPART questions on time resources 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 column %)
Decliner group
n (valid column %)
Consenting group
n (valid column %)
Job hoursNo job/retired50 (74)18 (75)32 (73)  
<  39 h7 (10)2 (8)5 (11)  
≥ 39 h11 (16)4 (17)7 (16)1.000a
Missing211  
Informal caregivingNever/rarely54 (83)17 (77)37 (86)  
Often11 (17)5 (23)6 (14)0.487a
Missing532  
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