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Table 1

Subject characteristics for each decision group

All primary testing candidatesPursued testingDeclined testingSubgroup declined because of concerns
Age (mean) 44.7 45.4 43.6 44.1 
Racea     
 White 180 105 75 46 
 Non-White 
Sex     
 Females 171 94 77 47 
 Males 13 12 
Highest education     
 ≤High school 21 11 10 
 >High school 64 35 29 18 
 >College 68 39 29 17 
 No info given 31 21 10 
Family income     
 <60,000 48 23b 25 19b 
 ≥60,000 90 55b 35 18b 
 No info given 46 28 18 11 
All primary testing candidatesPursued testingDeclined testingSubgroup declined because of concerns
Age (mean) 44.7 45.4 43.6 44.1 
Racea     
 White 180 105 75 46 
 Non-White 
Sex     
 Females 171 94 77 47 
 Males 13 12 
Highest education     
 ≤High school 21 11 10 
 >High school 64 35 29 18 
 >College 68 39 29 17 
 No info given 31 21 10 
Family income     
 <60,000 48 23b 25 19b 
 ≥60,000 90 55b 35 18b 
 No info given 46 28 18 11 
a

Differences by race were not assessed because of small numbers in non-White cells.

b

P < 0.05 for differences between pursued and declined because of concerns groups (χ2 testing).

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