Table 1.

Baseline demographic characteristics, health care access, and willingness to participate in biospecimen research

InterventionControl
N (%)N (%)P-value
Age (mean, SD)63.7 (15.2)61.4 (17.6)0.1464
Gender0.3270
 Male69 (39.4)83 (34.7)
 Female106 (60.6)156 (65.3)
Born in the United States0.8727
 No168 (97.1)230 (98.3)
 Yes5 (2.9)4 (1.7)
Years lived in the United States (mean, SD)12.8 (9.8)13.9 (11.4)0.2806
Current marital status0.8249
 Married131 (76.2)173 (73.6)
 Never married10 (5.8)14 (6.0)
 Other31 (18.0)48 (20.4)
Level of education0.0042
 Less than high school61 (36.1)121 (52.6)
 High school43 (25.4)40 (17.4)
 University/graduate65 (38.5)69 (30.0)
Employment0.6403
 Employed27 (16.2)45 (19.3)
 Unemployed14 (8.4)22 (9.5)
 Other126 (75.4)166 (71.2)
Annual household income0.1505
 <$10,000102 (71.3)136 (65.4)
 $10,000–20,00019 (13.3)47 (22.6)
 $20,000–30,0009 (6.3)12 (5.8)
 >$30,000–40,00013 (9.1)13 (6.2)
Health insurance0.1425
 No53 (31.4)87 (38.5)
 Yes116 (68.6)139 (61.5)
Have regular physician0.7760
 No51 (30.9)71 (32.3)
 Yes114 (69.1)149 (67.3)
Speak English well0.9079
 Not at all/not well154 (91.1)214 (91.4)
 Well/very well15 (8.9)20 (8.9)
Score of willing to participate in biospecimen research (mean, SD)6.9 (2.7)6.4 (2.7)0.0839