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Table 3 Socio-demographic variable distribution by adherence to colonoscopy at 90 days

From: Barriers to completing colonoscopy after a positive fecal occult blood test

Variable Value Did not have colonoscopy
N = 427
N = 346 p-value
Gender Male 57.1 54.8 0.506
Female 42.9 45.2
Age 50–55 15.4 18.1 0.373
56–60 17.8 16.9
61–65 19.6 22.8
66–70 25.3 25.9
71–75 19.1 14.7
Religiosity Secular 54.2 54.4 0.797
Traditional 31.0 30.9
Religious 9.6 8.1
Orthodox 5.2 6.7
Country of birth Israel 40.7 43.8 0.392
Other 59.3 56.2
Ethnicity Jewish 88.1 91.7 0.108
Arab 11.9 8.3
Education 0–11 22.5 17.8 0.198
12–15 53.0 58.8
16+ 24.5 23.4
Marital status Single 6.5 4.4 0.500
Married 71.9 73.7
Divorced 14.3 13.0
Widowed 7.3 8.9
PAM Level 1 12.9 11.7 0.564
2 13.2 10.4
3 22.0 21.1
4 51.9 56.9
Private insurance Yes 35.9 49.1 0.001
No 64.1 50.9
Complementary insurance Yes 83.4 88.8 0.034
No 16.6 11.2
Health status Excellent 10.1 6.9 0.369
Very good 21.6 23.5
Good 34.0 32.7
Average 25.6 30.1
Bad 8.7 6.9