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Table 1 characteristics of participants overall (n = 911) and by country

From: A comparison of US and Australian men’s values and preferences for PSA screening

  Overall United States Australia p-value
(n = 911) (n = 456) (n = 455)
Mean age (SD) 59.8 (5.6) 59.7(5.5) 59.8 (5.7) p = 0.730
Ethnicity 88.0% 82.5% 93.6% p < 0.0001
(% White)
Education     p < 0.0001
Less than high school graduate 7.2% 2.0% 12.5%  
High school graduate or some college 56.3% 51.1% 61.5%  
College graduate 36.4% 46.9% 25.9%  
Income     p = 0.049
<$30,000 24.0% 23.9% 24.2%  
$30,000-59,999 30.4% 32.2% 28.6%  
> = $60,000 35.9% 36.8% 34.9%  
Prefer Not to Answer 9.7% 7.0% 12.3%  
Employment     p = 0.002
Employed 36.4% 36.8% 36.0%  
Retired 39.3% 37.1% 41.5%  
Other 24.3% 26.1% 22.5%  
PSA testing     p = 0.103
within past year 42.0% 38.6% 45.5%  
> 1 year ago 20.9% 21.7% 20.0%  
Never/Don’t know 37.1% 39.7% 34.5%