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Table 3 Participant characteristics

From: Patient perspectives on use of electronic health records for research recruitment

  TOTAL (15 groups) Cabarrus (4 groups) Durham (3 groups) Mingo (3 groups) Quitman (3 groups) MURDOCK (2 groups) p- value
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Total participants 110 (100) 31 (28) 28 (25) 15 (14) 16 (15) 20 (18)  
Gender
 Men 44 (40) 15 (48) 14 (50) 4 (27) 4 (25) 7 (35) 0.32
 Women 66 (60) 16 (52) 14 (50) 11 (73) 12 (75) 13 (65)  
Age group
 18–35 16 (15) 5 (16) 2 (7) 1 (7) 2 (13) 6 (30) 0.52
 36–64 65 (59) 18 (58) 20 (71) 10 (67) 9 (56) 8 (40)  
 65+ 29 (26) 8 (26) 6 (21) 4 (27) 5 (31) 6 (30)
Education
 Less than high school 4 (4) 1 (3) 2 (7) 0 (0) 1 (6) 0 (0) 0.23
 High school 29 (26) 7 (23) 5 (18) 6 (40) 7 (44) 4 (20)  
 Some college 26 (24) 6 (19) 6 (21) 6 (40) 4 (25) 4 (20)
 Bachelor’s degree or higher 51 (46) 17 (55) 15 (54) 3 (20) 4 (25) 12 (60)
Race
 Black 40 (36) 7 (23) 14 (50) 4 (27) 12 (75) 3 (15) 0.00
 White 67 (61) 22 (71) 13 (46) 11 (73) 4 (25) 17 (85)  
 Other 3 (3) 2 (6) 1 (4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Health statusa
 Poor 3 (3) 0 (0) 1 (4) 1 (7) 1 (6) 0 (0) 0.41
 Fair 9 (8) 2 (6) 2 (7) 2 (13) 1 (6) 2 (10)  
 Good 41 (37) 14 (45) 10 (36) 6 (40) 6 (38) 5 (25)
 Very good 38 (35) 12 (39) 11 (39) 5 (33) 4 (25) 6 (30)
 Excellent 18 (16) 3 (10) 4 (14) 0 (0) 4 (25) 7 (35)
Health care visits in past yearb
  ≤ 2 59 (54) 16 (52) 14 (50) 6 (40) 10 (63) 13 (65) 0.43
 3–4 28 (25) 9 (29) 5 (18) 5 (33) 4 (25) 5 (25)  
 5–9 15 (14) 2 (6) 8 (29) 2 (13) 1 (6) 2 (10)
  ≥ 10 8 (7) 4 (13) 1 (4) 2 (13) 1 (6) 0 (0)
Health care prohibited by cost?c
 No 86 (78) 24 (77) 20 (71) 13 (87) 13 (81) 16 (80) 0.87
 Yes 24 (22) 7 (23) 8 (29) 2 (13) 3 (19) 4 (20)  
Have regular healthcare provider?d
 No 11 (10) 1 (3) 4 (14) 2 (13) 4 (25) 0 (0) 0.03
 Yes 98 (89) 30 (97) 24 (86) 12 (80) 12 (75) 20 (100)  
  1. aAsked: In general, how would you rate your health?
  2. bAsked: During the past 12 months, not counting times you went to an emergency room, how many times did you go to a healthcare provider to get care for yourself?
  3. cAsked: Was there a time in the past 12 months when you needed to see a healthcare provider but could not because of cost?
  4. dAsked: Do you have one healthcare provider (such as a doctor, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or other health professional) that you see for most of your care?