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Table 1 Subject characteristics by selection methods

From: Selecting a comparison group for 5-year oral and pharyngeal cancer survivors: Two methods

Characteristic Survivor N = 100 Peer N = 44 Listed Sample N = 101
Sex of subject
  Men 72% 43% 71%
  Women 28% 57% 29%
Race
  White 94.0% 96.0% 93.0%
  Black 2.0% 2.0% 4.0%
  Other 4.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Education
  Less than HS 7.0% 6.8% 10.9%
  High School grad    
  or equivalent 21.3% 25.0% 21.8%
  Post HS education 71.6% 68.2% 67.4%
Employment Status
  Currently employed 32.0% 50.0% 43.0%
  Retired 68.0% 47.0% 57.0%
  Other - 3.0% -
Disabled 19.0% 4.8% 10.3%
Married 72.0% 77.3% 79.2%
*Prevalence of current smoking 15.0% 27.0% 10.0%
  1. *Proportion who have smoked in the last 30 days.