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Table 1 Characteristics of the Sample at T1

From: Validation of the disease burden morbidity assessment by self-report in a French-speaking population

Characteristic Complete questionnaires (n = 78) Incomplete questionnaires
(n = 19)
P
Value
Mean (SD) age in years 47.4 (15.9) 57.6 (13.6) 0.01*
Male% 32.1 36.8 0.32
Mean (SD) CIRS score 6.6 (4.0) 8.8 (5.4) 0.04*
Education%    < 0.01
< 8 y 5.1 10.5  
8 to 12 y 24.4 47.4  
> 12 y (college or university) 70.5 42.1  
Household income in Canadian    0.95
dollars,%    
< $29,999 24.3 26.4  
≥ $30,000 71.9 73.6  
Marital status, %    0.02
Married 73.1 63.2  
Divorced/Separated 9.0 15.8  
Widowed 3.8 10.5  
Single 14.1 10.5  
  1. * t-test.
  2. Chi-square test.