Table 2.

Comparison of FFS and PFO plans for selected characteristics, 1995 to 1999

CharacteristicFFS enrollees eligible for CRC tests* (n = 177,683)PPO enrollees eligible for CRC tests (n = 86,821)
Age (years)
    50-543245
    55-593537
    60-643418
Sex
    Male5345
    Female4755
Marital Status
    Single1816
    Married8284
Pay Type
    Hourly7884
    Salaried2216
Employee Status
    Dependent3742
    Employee6358
Work Status
    Active Enrollee3758
    Retired Enrollee6342
Race
    White6778
    Black1411
    Other32
    Unknown169
Education
    <High School1911
    High School4761
    College98
    Unknown§2520
State of Residence
    Indiana722
    Michigan4333
    Ohio1320
    Other states (44)3725
  • NOTE: Numbers represent percent unless otherwise indicated.

  • * P < 0.001 for PPO versus FFS comparison for all variables listed in the table.

  • Other includes Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, or Asian.

  • 35,726 records with missing race information.

  • § 61,495 records with missing education information.