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Table 1 Characteristics of question respondents

From: Informing patients of familial diabetes mellitus risk: How do they respond? A cross-sectional survey

  Informed of familial DM risk by doctor
  YES (n = 709) n (%) NO (n = 2,614) n (%)
Age (years)   
   18–34 153 (22) 498 (19)
   35–54 412 (58) 1,369 (52)
   55+ 144 (20) 747 (29)
Gender   
Male 256 (36) 1,177 (45)
Female 453 (64) 1,437 (55)
Educational status*   
- Up to high school 224 (32) 731 (28)
- ≥ College 461 (65) 1,754 (67)
Income status   
< $25 k 203 (29) 656 (25)
$25 k–$59 k 245 (34) 916 (35)
$60 k + 261 (37) 1,042 (40)
Marital status*   
Ever married 621 (88) 2,273 (87)
Never married 80 (11) 310 (12)
  1. DM, diabetes mellitus.
  2. *The categories do not add up to Total Question Responders due to missing values.