Table 5

Importance rankings of payment and confidentiality issues by PTCs based on annual family income level

Family income <$60,000, proportion rating as importanta (n)bFamily income ≥$60,000, proportion rating as important (n)χ2 (P)
Insurance pays most or all of the cost of testing 62% (13) 25% (13) 8.55 (0.003)
Testing results kept confidential from insurer 52% (11) 56% (29) 0.12 (0.728)
Testing results kept confidential from family 38% (8) 25% (13) 1.25 (0.263)
Family income <$60,000, proportion rating as importanta (n)bFamily income ≥$60,000, proportion rating as important (n)χ2 (P)
Insurance pays most or all of the cost of testing 62% (13) 25% (13) 8.55 (0.003)
Testing results kept confidential from insurer 52% (11) 56% (29) 0.12 (0.728)
Testing results kept confidential from family 38% (8) 25% (13) 1.25 (0.263)
a

Important was defined as a response of >3 on a five-point Likert scale.

b

Nineteen of the respondents did not provide economic information and were not included in the analysis.

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