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)
Marital Status
Pay Type
Employee Status
Work Status
    Active Enrollee3758
    Retired Enrollee6342
    <High School1911
    High School4761
State of Residence
    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.