Table 2.

Sociodemographic and medical factors of completers versus noncompleters of screening colonoscopy

CompletersNoncompletersTotal
N = 350N (%)aN (%)aN (%)bPc
Sociodemographic factors
Gender
 Female175 (73.5)63 (26.5)238 (68.0)0.165
 Male90 (80.4)22 (19.6)112 (32.0)
Age, y
 49—64199 (74.0)70 (26.0)269 (76.9)0.167
 65+66 (81.5)15 (18.5)81 (23.1)
Marital status
 Married49 (80.3)12 (19.7)61 (17.5)0.348
 Not married215 (74.7)73 (25.3)288 (82.5)
Employment status
 Employed98 (83.1)20 (16.9)118 (33.7)0.022
 Unemployed167 (72.0)65 (28.0)232 (66.3)
Education level
 ≥Grade 1395 (77.9)27 (22.1)122 (35.0)0.478
 ≤Grade 12169 (74.4)58 (25.6)227 (65.0)
Income
 ≤10,00090 (68.2)42 (31.8)132 (42.3)0.017
 >10,000144 (80.0)36 (20.0)180 (57.7)
Insurance status
 Medicare/Medicaid191 (72.6)72 (27.4)263 (75.1)0.019
 Private/self pay74 (85.1)13 (14.9)87 (24.9)
Insurance status
 Medicare76 (78.4)21 (21.6)97 (27.7)0.037
 Medicaid115 (69.3)51 (30.7)166 (47.4)
 Private71 (85.5)12 (14.5)83 (23.7)
 Self pay3 (75.0)1 (25.0)4 (1.1)
Study arm
 Peer134 (74.0)47 (26.0)181 (51.7)0.648
 Pro94 (76.4)29 (23.6)123 (35.1)
 Std37 (80.4)9 (19.6)46 (13.1)
Medical factors
Regular doctor
 Yes244 (76.0)77 (24.0)321 (91.7)0.665
 No21 (72.4)8 (27.6)29 (8.3)
Since when regular doctor
 Before 200888 (75.2)29 (24.8)117 (40.5)0.765
 2008+132 (76.7)40 (23.3)172 (59.5)
First year at clinic
 Before 200168 (73.9)24 (26.1)92 (32.1)0.788
 2001+147 (75.4)48 (24.6)195 (67.9)
Number of doctor visits
 014 (93.3)1 (6.7)15 (4.3)0.104
 1+251 (74.9)84 (25.1)335 (95.7)
Put off medical problem
 No/not sure206 (79.5)53 (20.5)259 (74.0)0.005
 Yes59 (64.8)32 (35.2)91 (26.0)
Did not follow doctor's advice
 Yes58 (67.4)28 (32.6)86 (24.6)0.039
 No or not sure207 (78.4)57 (21.6)264 (75.4)
Trust doctor
 Agree252 (76.8)76 (23.2)328 (95.3)0.189
 Disagree/not sure10 (62.5)6 (37.5)16 (4.7)
Doctor satisfaction
 Satisfied248 (76.1)78 (23.9)326 (95.3)0.922
 Dissatisfied/neither12 (75.0)4 (25.0)16 (4.7)
  • aRow percent.

  • bColumn percent.

  • cP value obtained from χ2 test.