Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants
Controls Cases Total
N = 109 % N = 106 % N = 215
Education*
  < High School 15 13.8 47 44.1 62 28.8
  High School 10 9.2 21 19.8 31 14.4
  > High School 84 77.1 38 35.9 122 56.7
Age (years)** 37.2 + 9.3 45.3 + 10.8 41.2 + 10.9
Marital status
  Non-married 27 24.8 23 21.7 50 23.3
  Married 82 75.2 83 78.3 165 76.7
Able to read consent form
  Yes 99 90.8 69 65.1 168 78.1
  No 10 9.2 39 34.9 47 21.9
Past research participation
  Yes 4 3.7 4 3.8 8 3.7
  No 105 96.3 102 96.2 207 96.3
Time interval (days) between consent to genetic study and survey** 0.3 + 3.0 4.5 + 36.1 2.4 + 25.5

*p-value < .0001.

**Mean/Standard Deviation.

Marshall et al.

Marshall et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2014 15:38   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-15-38

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