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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: A labelled discrete choice experiment adds realism to the choices presented: preferences for surveillance tests for Barrett esophagus

Variable All patients BE patients NS patients N
Group 247 (100%) 133 (53.8%) 114 (46.2%) 247
Hospital of origin:     247
- A 26 (10.5%) 26 (19.5%) 0  
- B 39 (15.8%) 0 39 (34.2%)  
- C 47 (19.0%) 47 (35.3%) 0  
- D 135 (54.7%) 60 (45.1%) 75 (65.8%)  
Mean age (sd) 59 (13) 62 (11) 56 (14) 247
Sex: male 141 (57.1%) 84 (63.2%) 57 (50%) 247
Civil status:     246
- married/living together 197 (80.1%) 108 (81.8%) 89 (78.1%)  
- never married 18 (7.3%) 8 (6.1%) 10 (8.8%)  
- divorced 15 (6.1%) 6 (4.5%) 9 (7.9%)  
- widowed 16. (6.5%) 10 (7.6%) 6 (5.3%)  
Employment     243
- paid work 97 (39.9%) 44 (33.3%) 53 (47.7%)  
- no/unpaid 41 (16.9%) 22 (16.7%) 19 (17.1%)  
- retired 105 (43.2%) 66 (50%) 39 (35.1%)  
Education     242
- elementary 37 (15.3%) 21 (16.3%) 16 (14.2%)  
- secondary 149 (61.6%) 77 (59.7%) 72 (63.7%)  
- tertiary 56 (23.1%) 31 (24.0%) 25 (22.1%)  
Endoscopic surveillance: once every two years N.a. 91 (86.9%) N.a. 132
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