Table 2

Patient awareness of clinical trials and willingness to participate
Variable Awareness (P-value) Participation (P-value)
Sex Male 4.4 0.082 5.2 0.011
Female 4.0 4.6
Distance from hospital <2 hour 4.3 0.919 5.0 0.976
≥2 hour 4.2 5.0
Place of residence City of Seoul/Suburb 4.2 0.895 4.9 0.865
Chungcheongdo 4.4 5.3
Gyeongsangdo 4.1 5.0
Jeollado 4.3 5.1
Gangwondo 5.0 5.0
Jejudo 4.1 4.2
Highest level of education ≤ Middle school 3.2 <0.001 4.6 0.286
High school 4.3 5.0
≥ University 5.0 5.2
Marital status Married 4.4 0.004 5.0 0.685
Single 3.2 5.2
Widowed/Divorced 3.2 4.5
Economic status (Income/month) ≥5.000.000 won 5.0 0.001 5.4 0.310
2.000.000~5.000.000won 4.4 5.0
≤2.000.000 won 3.8 4.8
Religion Christian 4.2 0.552 5.4 0.078
Catholic 4.6 4.4
Buddhist 4.1 5.2
No religion 4.3 4.7
Other 6.5 5.0

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:594   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-594

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