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Table 4.2. Distribution of Study Participant Population by Patient and Practice Characteristics

Characteristics Card Intervention Kit Intervention Control
N %a Adj % b N % Adj % N % Adj %
Total population 7,495 100.0

470 100.0

2,662 100.0

Patient Characteristics
Gender
Male 3,194 42.6 44.3 201 42.8 49.4 1,191 44.7 44.7
Female 4,021 53.7 55.7 206 43.8 50.6 1,471 55.3 55.3
Unknown 280 3.7

63 13.4

0 0.0

Age
50-54 1,945 26.0 26.0 154 32.8 32.8 927 34.8 35.1
55-64 3,190 42.6 42.6 179 38.1 38.1 1,067 40.1 40.4
65-69 947 12.6 12.6 52 11.1 11.1 286 10.7 10.8
70-79 1,411 18.8 18.8 85 18.1 18.1 363 13.6 13.7
Unknown 2 0.0

0 0.0

19 0.7

Insurance
Commercial and other 4,346 58.0 62.8 266 56.6 74.3

Medicare 2,003 26.7 28.9 80 17.0 22.3

Self/Medicaid 575 7.7 8.3 12 2.6 3.4

Unknown 571 7.6

112 23.8

2,662 100.0

Practice Characteristics
Practice affiliation
Clinic 1,416 18.9

0 0.0

930 34.9

Independent 367 4.9

62 13.2

35 1.3

LVPG 5,645 75.3

408 86.8

1,646 61.8

MATLV 67 0.9

0 0.0

51 1.9

Specialty
Family medicine 6,701 89.4

470 100.0

1,697 63.7

General internal medicine 794 10.6

0 0.0

965 36.3

Size
Large 4,624 61.7

62 13.2

1,016 38.2

Small 2,871 38.3

408 86.8

1,646 61.8

Location
Rural 3,057 40.8

408 86.8

898 33.7

Suburban 2,659 35.5

62 13.2

834 31.3

Urban 1,779 23.7

0 0.0

930 34.9

a. Some percentages do not add to 100 due to rounding.
b. Percentages adjusted for missing data.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 4.2. Distribution of Study Participant Population by Patient and Practice Characteristics. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/crcscreeningrpt/crcscreentab4-2.html