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Table 1 Characteristics of study population by colonoscopy adherence

From: Is the patient activation measure associated with adherence to colonoscopy after a positive fecal occult blood test result?

Characteristic N(%) Colonoscopy p-value
174 (40.6%) 255 (59.4%)
Yes (N, %) No (N, %)
Gender
 Male 236 (55.0) 93 (53.4) 143 (56.1) 0.622
 Female 193 (45.0) 81 (46.6) 112 (43.9)  
Age group
Mean(SD) 62.11 (6.65) 62.2 (6.63) 61.96 (6.68) 0.578
 50–54 78 (18.2) 29 (16.7) 49 (19.2) 0.43
 55–59 76 (17.7) 28 (16.1) 48 (18.8)  
 60–64 104 (24.2) 46 (26.4) 58 (22.7)  
 65–69 114 (26.6) 52 (29.9) 62 (24.3)  
 70–75 57 (13.3) 19 (10.9) 38 (15.0)  
Marital Status
 Single, Divorced or Widowed 116 (27.0) 45 (25.9) 71 (27.8) 0.65
 Married or living with a partner 313 (73.0) 129 (74.1) 184 (72.2)  
Country of Birth
 Israel 163 (38.0) 59 (33.9) 104 (40.8) 0.15
 Other 266 (62.0) 115 (66.1) 151 (59.2)  
Ethnicity
 Jewish 344 (80.2) 135 (77.6) 209 (82.0) 0.264
 Non-Jewish 85 (19.8) 39 (22.4) 46 (18.0)  
Socioeconomic status (n = 418, 11 missing)
 Mean (SD) 9.96 (3.66) 9.66 (3.59) 9.95 (3.72) 0.985
 Low 1–8 115 (27.5) 46 (27.1) 69 (27.8) 0.649
 Intermediate 9–13 239 (57.2) 101 (59.4) 138 (55.6)  
 High 14–20 64 (15.3) 23 (13.5) 41 (16.6)  
Smoking (n = 385, 44 missing)
 yes 70 (18.2) 21 (13.7) 49 (21.1) 0.066
 no 315 (81.8) 132 (86.3) 183 (78.9)  
BMI (n = 423, 6 missing)
 normal 100 (23.6) 34 (19.8) 66 (26.2) 0.118
 overweight 162 (38.3) 75 (43.9) 87 (34.5)  
 obese 161 (38.1) 62 (36.3) 99 (39.3)  
Adherence to cholesterol medication among 233 patients with hypercholesterolemia
 less than 9 purchases a year 115 (49.4) 48 (51.6) 67 (47.9) 0.574
 9+ purchases 118 (50.6) 45 (48.4) 73 (52.1)  
Adherence to hypertension medication among 212 patients with high blood pressure
 less than 9 purchases a year 45 (21.2) 14 (16.7) 31 (24.2) 0.188
 9+ purchases 167 (78.8) 70 (83.3) 97 (75.8)  
PAM continuous
 Mean(SD) 62.07 (16.55) 62.77 (16.56) 61.59 (16.55) 0.472
PAM categorical
 Level 1- passive receipt of care 93(21.6) 37 (21.2) 56 (21.9) 0.774
 Level 2 71(16.6) 28 (16.1) 43 (16.9)  
 Level 3 87(20.3) 32 (18.4) 55 (21.6)  
 Level 4- proactive self-care 178(41.5) 77 (44.3) 101 (39.6)