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Table 2 Characteristics of study sample (N = 1423)

From: Variation in use of surveillance colonoscopy among colorectal cancer survivors in the United States

  N %
Age   
   Less than 65 years 621 44
   65 years and older 802 56
Annual income   
   <$50,000 592 42
   ≥ $50,000 460 32
Site of disease   
   Colon 1122 79
   Rectum 259 18
Stage   
   I 413 29
   II 499 35
   III 505 35
Comorbidities   
   None 356 25
   Mild 638 45
   Moderate 256 18
   Severe 173 12
Sex   
   Male 833 56
   Female 590 41
Marital status   
   Married 792 56
   Not married 580 41
Education   
   Less than high school 682 48
   High school or more 687 48
Race/ethnicity   
   Non-Hispanic White 957 67
   Non-Hispanic Black 257 18
   Hispanic 84 6
   Other 123 9
Site of care   
   Alabama 306 22
   Los Angeles 300 21
   North Carolina 416 29
   VA hospitals 166 12
   Managed care 235 17
Insurance   
   Insured 1232 87
   Not insured 25 2
Speaks English   
   Yes 1386 97
   No 29 2
Saw a primary care provider   
   Yes 868 61
   No 553 39
Saw a medical oncologist   
   Yes 1032 73
   No 391 27
Had adjuvant chemotherapy   
   Yes 590 41
   No 833 59
  1. Note: Percentages may not add to 100 because of missing data.