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Table 1 Basic information among respondents

From: Satisfaction in population-based cancer screening in a Chinese rural high-risk population: the Yangzhong early diagnosis and treatment of upper gastrointestinal cancer

Variables Total (%), N = 516 Male (%), N = 205 Female (%), N = 311
Age in years a 56.62 (7.18) 56.67 (7.40) 56.59 (7.04)
Age
  40–49 86 (16.7) 37 (43.0) 49 (57.0)
  50–59 257 (49.8) 98 (38.1) 159 (61.9)
  60–69 173 (33.5) 70 (40.5) 103 (59.5)
Marital Status
  Currently married 482 (93.4) 195 (40.5) 287 (59.5)
  Others b 34 (6.6) 10 (29.4) 24 (70.6)
Education level
  Primary school and below 189 (36.6) 46 (24.3) 143 (75.7)
  Junior high school 252 (48.8) 111 (44.0) 141 (56.0)
  Senior high school and above 75 (14.5) 48 (64.0) 27 (36.0)
Occupation Status
  Unemployed c 118 (22.9) 17 (14.4) 101 (85.6)
  Employed d 398 (77.1) 188 (47.2) 210 (52.8)
Residence
  Rural 424 (82.2) 176 (41.5) 248 (58.5)
  Urban 92 (17.8) 29 (31.5) 63 (68.5)
Family income (CNY/year)
  < 30,000 64 (12.4) 18 (28.1) 46 (71.9)
  30,000–69,999 175 (33.9) 79 (45.1) 96 (54.9)
  70,000–109,999 135 (26.2) 53 (39.3) 82 (60.7)
  ≥ 110,000 142 (27.5) 55 (38.7) 87 (61.3)
Health self-assessment
   Very good 113 (21.9) 48 (42.5) 65 (57.5)
   Better 299 (57.9) 131 (43.8) 168 (56.2)
  General 91 (17.6) 22 (24.2) 69 (75.8)
  Poor 13 (2.5) 4 (30.8) 9 (69.2)
Screening anxiety
  Yes 207 (40.1) 51 (24.6) 156 (75.4)
  NO 309 (59.9) 154 (49.8) 155 (50.2)
Endoscopy experience
  Yes 272 (52.7) 94 (34.6) 178 (65.4)
  NO 244 (47.3) 111 (45.5) 133 (54.5)
Distance from screening hospital
  Less than 30 min 196 (38.0) 83 (42.3) 113 (57.7)
  30–60 min 260 (50.4) 102 (39.2) 158 (60.8)
  More than 1 h 60 (11.6) 20 (33.3) 40 (66.7)
Screening purpose
  Medical examination 462 (89.5) 179 (38.7) 283 (61.3)
  Disease review 54 (10.5) 26 (48.1) 28 (51.9)
The first time of visit
  Yes 345 (66.9) 131 (38.0) 214 (62.0)
  NO 171 (33.1) 74 (43.3) 97 (56.7)
Common chronic diseases e
  Yes 182 (35.3) 81 (44.5) 101 (55.5)
  NO 334 (64.7) 124 (37.1) 210 (62.9)
Screening results
  Normal (including inflammation) 469 (90.9) 175 (37.3) 294 (62.7)
  Precancerous diseases and above f 47 (9.1) 30 (63.8) 17 (36.2)
  Screening discomfort a g 4.79 (0.39) 4.82 (0.35) 4.76 (0.41)
  < 4.79 (Yes) 169 (32.8) 58 (34.3) 111 (65.7)
   ≥ 4.79 (No) 347 (67.2) 147 (42.4) 200 (57.6)
  1. a Data summarized as mean (standard deviation)
  2. b Others include unmarried, divorced, widowed, and separated
  3. c Unemployed includes household work, leaving/retired and unemployed/layoffs
  4. d Employed includes agricultural, forestry, livestock and fishery workers, workers, administrative and managerial staff, professional and technical staff (doctors, teachers, scientists), sales and service workers, private owners and others or those who cannot be easily classified
  5. e Common chronic diseases include self-reported of hypertension, diabetes or hyperlipidemia
  6. f Precancerous diseases and above include atrophic gastritis, severe intestinal metaplasia, low-grade neoplasia, high-grade neoplasia and cancer
  7. g The score of each item for screening discomfort ranges from 5 (strongly satisfied) to 1 (strongly dissatisfied) and the overall score was averaged score for this domain; N, Frequency