Table 1.

Characteristics of the sample comparing patients included and excluded from the analysis

DemographicRecruited Sample 
(n=819)No PSC Returned or Did Not Meet Inclusion Criteria (n=415)Eligible Patients 
(n=404)P Value
Age (yr)
 0–191 (0.1)1 (0.2)0 (0.0)0.81
 20–44162 (19.8)77 (18.6)85 (21.0)
 45–64392 (47.9)206 (49.6)186 (46.0)
 65–74154 (18.8)73 (17.6)81 (20.0)
 ≥75110 (13.4)58 (14.0)52 (12.9)
Sex
 Male452 (55.3)225 (54.3)227 (56.2)0.62
 Female366 (44.7)189 (45.7)177 (43.8)
Ethnicity
 White/Caucasian340 (41.6)181 (43.6)159 (39.6)0.19
 Black/African American302 (37.0)150 (36.1)152 (37.8)
 Hispanic/Latino110 (13.5)47 (11.3)63 (15.7)
 Other (including unknown)65 (8.0)37 (8.9)28 (7.0)
Employment status
 Employed174 (22.3)88 (22.1)86 (22.6)0.20
 Unemployed328 (42.1)164 (41.2)164 (43.0)
 Retired255 (32.7)139 (34.9)116 (30.4)
 Other22 (2.8)7 (1.8)15 (3.9)
BMI (kg/m2)
 <2019 (2.3)7 (1.7)12 (3.0)0.42
 20–24.9187 (22.8)93 (22.4)94 (23.3)
 25–29.9336 (41.0)187 (45.1)149 (36.9)
 ≥30235 (28.7)110 (26.5)125 (30.9)
 Not recorded42 (5.1)18 (4.3)24 (5.9)
Time since diagnosis (yr)
 <2132 (20.2)81 (24.0)51 (16.2)0.07
 2 to <4163 (25.0)80 (23.7)83 (26.4)
 4 to <6142 (21.8)72 (21.3)70 (22.3)
 ≥6215 (33.0)105 (31.1)110 (35.0)
  • Data are presented as n (%). BMI, body mass index; PSC, patient self-completion form.