Table 2.

Select characteristics of individuals unscreened for colorectal cancer (N = 94,294) in intervention groups among Minnesota Medicaid beneficiaries, 2014

VariableControl (n = 47,099)Direct mail with incentive (n = 47,195)Pa
Age (y)Mean (SD)58.4 (6.1)58.3 (6.1)0.394
N (%)N (%)
EnrollmentMedicaid only29,022 (61.6)29,161 (61.8)
Medicare and Medicaid18,077 (38.4)18,034 (38.2)0.593
ProgramAll other programs33,159 (70.4)33,490 (70.9)
Fee-for-service13,940 (29.6)13,705 (29.1)0.060
Race/ethnicityWhite32,391 (68.9)32,547 (69.1)
Other races/ethnicities14,568 (31.1)14,528 (30.9)0.592
SexMale26,225 (55.7)26,240 (55.6)
Female20,874 (44.3)20,955 (44.4)0.801
Disability statusNot disabled27,246 (57.9)27,554 (58.4)
Disabled19,838 (42.1)19,629 (41.6)0.098
IncomeAbove low income9,997 (21.2)10,069 (21.3)
Low income29,780 (63.2)29,967 (63.5)
Missing income7,322 (15.6)7,159 (15.2)0.275
Marital statusNot married32,391 (68.9)32,547 (69.1)
Married14,568 (31.1)14,528 (30.9)0.592
Primary languageEnglish40,753 (87.2)40,796 (87.1)
Other5,991 (12.8)6,030 (12.9)0.781
Metro locationUrban40,972 (89.3)41,047 (89.3)
Rural4,913 (10.7)4,924 (10.7)0.985
EducationHigh school or less39,618 (85.7)39,663 (85.7)
More than high school6,605 (14.3)6,605 (14.3)0.952
  • aP value represents χ2 test for categorical variables and two-sample t test for age variable.