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Table 5 Methods seniors are willing to use and would prefer for receiving health newsletters

From: Older adults’ readiness to engage with eHealth patient education and self-care resources: a cross-sectional survey

Health newsletter modality All By Age Group By Race/Ethnicity
65–79 65–69 70–74 75–79 White Black Latino Filipino Chinese
(N = 2377) (n = 769) (n = 790) (n = 818) (n = 815) (n = 480) (n = 594) (n = 187) (n = 301)
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 Willing to use this method,% 65.9 62.0 60.5 75.8*** 62.7 80.3*** 77.8*** 80.8*** 68.1
 Most prefers this method,% 58.7 51.9 52.3 71.7*** 54.1 76.4*** 76.6*** 82.2*** 65.1**
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 Willing to use this method,% 54.5 62.5 59.3 42.2*** 59.3 37.2*** 34.4*** 30.0*** 48.2**
 Most prefers this method,% 38.4 44.0 44.2 26.6*** 42.7 21.2*** 22.1*** 16.5*** 32.0**
  1. Cell percentages are based on weighted data for everyone in that age or racial/ethnic group; Ns at top of columns are the unweighted number of respondents in that group. Cell percentages in the “All” and “Age Group” columns are for all adults in the age group, not just those in the five racial/ethnic groups. Age group comparisons control for race/ethnicity and sex, and racial/ethnic group comparisons control for age group and sex. Results are based on data obtained from respondents who completed the longer form of the questionnaire (see Table 2 for column Ns)
  2. White Non-Hispanic white
  3. **Significant difference (P < .01) after controlling for race/ethnicity and sex (age group comparisons) or age group and sex (racial/ethnic group comparisons)
  4. ***Significant difference (P < .001) after controlling for race/ethnicity and sex (age group comparisons) or age group and sex (racial/ethnic group comparisons)