Table 4.

Patient responses on questions regarding travel-related factors

ParameterIn-center(n = 101)Satellites(n = 101)P
Travel time (min)
    mean ± SD81.5 ± 94.442.9 ± 30.90.461a
    median25.025.0
Travel time (min; % yes)<0.001
    ≤15414
    16 to 301938
    31 to 603530
    ≥603417
Weekly cost of transportation
    mean ± SD42.1 ± 57.032.8 ± 28.8<0.001a
    median60.030.0
Driver (n [%])<0.001
    patient13 (13.8)36 (37.1)
    family/friends36 (38.3)38 (39.2)
    other45 (47.9)23 (23.7)
  • a Wilcoxon two-sample test (performed when variances were not equal).