|Frequency of barriers to screening|
|Barrier statements||N||SA1(%)||A (%)||N (%)||D (%)||SD (%)||P-value2|
|I did not know where to get tested.||119||23.5||37.0||17.7||9.2||12.6||<0.001|
|I did not know I was at risk for celiac disease.||118||21.2||29.7||17.8||17.0||14.4||0.028|
|I did not know anything about celiac disease until recently.||118||21.2||31.4||11.9||18.6||17.0||0.075|
|I do not have a doctor to order the test.||118||21.2||26.3||12.7||16.1||23.7||0.450|
|I was not motivated to get tested until recently.||118||16.1||25.6||9.3||16.1||22.9||0.477|
|I have no insurance coverage to take care of the costs.||119||21.9||11.8||8.4||22.7||35.3||0.990|
|I have a doctor, but I do not think he/she knows what test to order.||116||10.3||25||19.9||15.5||29.3||0.995|
|I knew that I may be at risk for celiac disease, but I did not know there was a screening test available.||118||11.0||23.7||17.0||20.3||28.0||0.995|
|I have a doctor, but he/she will not test me.||117||7.7||13.7||24.8||23.1||30.8||>0.999|
|I do/did not want to see a doctor for testing.||118||2.5||13.6||20.3||30.5||33.1||>0.999|
|I have been scared to get tested until recently or did not want to know the results.||118||1.7||5.1||17.0||36.4||39.8||>0.999|
|I do not have any symptoms and so have not wanted to get tested.||119||0.8||7.6||14.3||31.9||45.4||>0.999|
|I do not want my health insurance company to know the results of the test.||118||0.8||7.6||20.3||18.6||55.1||>0.999|
|I have insurance, but cannot afford co-payment for the test.||118||3.4||3.4||14.4||24.6||54.2||>0.999|
|I was tested with a skin/fecal/saliva test and did not know that I should get the blood test.||117||0.9||5.1||13.7||22.2||58.1||>0.999|
|I was told before that I did not need to get tested because of my race or ethnicity.||118||0||1.7||16.1||27.1||55.1||>0.999|
|I cannot take time off from work to get tested at a doctor’s office.||118||0||2.5||12.7||30.5||54.2||>0.999|
1SA = Strongly agree; A = Agree; N = Neither; D = Disagree; SD = Strongly disagree.
2P values determined using Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test.
Barbero et al.
Barbero et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2014 14:42 doi:10.1186/1471-230X-14-42