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Table 2 Demographic characteristics

From: Cost of comprehensive patient assistance program in early breast cancer patients

Variable Sample (333) PAP (91) No PAP (240) T or X^2
P value
Age 61 +/- 1.2 57+/- 2.4 62 +/- 3.3 1 p=0.323
Sum of hours 1.5+/- 0.47 4 +/- 1.6 0.4 +/- 0.2 14.7 p=000
Non-white race 53% 49% 55% 7.6 p=0.1
Years of Ed 14 15.1 +/- 0.34 13.6 +/- 0.3 7.03 p=0.008
Income < 15 k 27% 26% 28% 0.04 p=0.8
Income > 150 k 18% 14% 19% 0.9 p=0.34
Intl birth origin 41% 40% 43% 0.3 p=0.59
English 71% 79% 67% 4.4 p=0.04
Medicaid 21% 19% 22% 0.46 p=0.5
Only public insurance 6% 3% 7% 1.67 p=0.2
Medicare 4% 2% 5% 1.3 p=0.26
Any public Ins 31% 24% 34% 3.06 p=0.08
Married 49% 44% 51% 1.3 p=0.26
Utility 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.52 p=0.47
Needs 2 2 2 1.19 p=0.76
Randomized Rx 51% 56% 49% 1.4 p=0.27
  1. Patients who attended programs were more likely to be more educated and speak English than those who did not.