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Table 2 Patient participant characteristics, stratified by interview status

From: Implementation and sustainability factors of two early-stage breast cancer conversation aids in diverse practices

Characteristic Interviewed (n = 43) Declined interview (n = 33) p-value*
Age, mean (SD) 56.6 (12.0) 62.4 (13.7) 0.05
Race/ethnicity, n (%)    0.04
 Black, non-Hispanic 10 (23) 8 (24)  
 Hispanic 2 (5) 9 (27)  
 Asian 3 (7) 1 (3)  
 White, non-Hispanic 28 (65) 15 (45)  
Primary language, n (%)    0.01
 English 41 (95) 24 (73)  
 Spanish 1 (2) 8 (24)  
 Mandarin 1 (2) 1 (3)  
Education, n (%)    0.03
 Never attended high school 1 (2) 3 (9)  
 Some high school 0 (0) 6 (18)  
 High school diploma (or equivalent) 11 (26) 6 (18)  
 Some college 9 (21) 5 (15)  
 2-year degree 6 (14) 6 (18)  
 4-year degree or higher 16 (37) 7 (21)  
SES, n (%)**    0.01
 Higher SES 32 (74) 15 (45)  
 Lower SES 11 (26) 18 (55)  
  1. *Chi-square tests used for categorical and dichotomous variables, t-tests used for continuous variables. Statistical tests had a null hypothesis of no difference in the distribution of the variables between interviewees and non-interviewees.
  2. **Patients were considered lower SES if they were below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level based on income and household size for the calendar year they were enrolled in the trial.