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Table 1 Project HEAL demographics (percentages shown unless otherwise indicated)

From: Adoption, reach, and implementation of a cancer education intervention in African American churches

Church and pastor Overall (n = 13) Traditional (n = 7) Technology (n = 6)
Church denomination
 Baptist 30.8 28.6 33.3
 Non-denominational 46.2 42.9 50.0
 Other 23.1 28.6 16.7
# of adult members (M, SD) 241.46 (178.87) 222.57 (165.41) 263.50 (207.04)
Pastor employment outside church
 Yes 15.4 14.3 16.7
 No 84.6 85.7 83.3
Pastor education
 Some college 25.0 14.3a 33.3
 Masters 41.7 42.9 33.3
 Doctorate 33.3 28.6 33.3
Community health advisors Overall (n = 28) Traditional (n = 16) Technology (n = 12)
Male 50.00 50.00 50.00
Female 50.00 50.00 50.00
Age (M, SD) 51.41 (12.84) 51.00 (11.84) 51.92 (14.51)
Education
 Less than HS diploma 3.6 0.0 8.3
 HS diploma or GED 14.3 37.5 0.0
 Some college 21.4 25.0 0.0
 Associate’s degree 3.6 0.0 8.3
 Bachelor’s degree 35.7 25.0 50.0
 Master’s degree or higher 21.4 12.5 33.3
Marital status
 Single/never married 46.4 56.3 33.3
 Married/living with partner 42.9 37.5 50.0
 Separated/divorced 7.1 6.3 8.3
 Widowed 3.6 0.0 8.3
Work status
 Retired 25.0 30.8 18.2
 Disabled 4.2 7.7 0.0
 Part-time 8.3 0.0 18.2
 Full-time 62.5 61.5 63.6
Workshop participants Overall (n = 375) Traditional (n = 226) Technology (n = 149)
Male 32.0 30.5 34.2
Female 68.0 69.5 65.8
Age (M, SD) 55.28 (9.28) 54.61 (9.14) 56.28 (9.42)
Education
 Less than HS diploma 6.0 5.4 6.8
 HS diploma or GED 31.8 32.6 30.6
 Some college 35.9 35.3 36.7
 College graduate 26.4 26.7 25.9
Income (median) $50–60 k $50–60 k $60–70 k
Marital status
 Single 28.34 31.36 23.81
 Living with partner 1.09 1.36 0.68
 Married 47.68 43.18 54.42
 Separated/divorced 15.51 15.00 16.33
 Widowed 7.36 9.09 4.76
Work status
 Retired 7.34 7.69 6.89
 Disabled 19.84 18.10 22.45
 Not currently working 11.96 13.12 10.20
 Part - time 7.34 6.33 8.84
 Full - time 53.53 54.75 51.70
Health insurance coverage 93.07 91.15 95.97
  1. a n = 6