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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents to the pre- and post-tests

From: Design and implementation of a massive open online course on enhancing the recruitment of minorities in clinical trials – Faster Together

Category Completed pre-test (n = 105) Completed post-test (n = 14)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 15/105 (14.3%) 2/14 (14.3%)
 Female 90/105 (85.7%) 12/14 (85.7%)
United States resident, n (%)
 Yes 87/105 (82.9%) 11/14 (78.6%)
  No 17/105 (16.2%) 2/14 (14.3%)
  Unknown 1/105 (.952%) 1/14 (7.14%)
Age (LQa-UQb), years 35.00 (28.00–47.00) 31.50 (24.00–37.75)
Race or ethnicityc
  African American 19/105 (18.1%) 3/14 (21.4%)
  Native American, American Indian, or Alaskan Native 1 (0.95%) 0/14 (0%)
  Asian or Pacific Islander 11/105 (10.48%) 4/14 (28.6%)
  White 58/105 (55.2%) 7/14 (50.0%)
  Latino or Spanish 12/105 (11.4%) 2/14 (14.3%)
  Other 3/105 (2.86%) 0/14 (0%)
  Prefer not to answer 4/105 (3.81%) 0/14 (0%)
Recruiter
  Yes 61/104 (58.7%) 11/14 (78.6%)
  No 43/104 (41.4%) 3/14 (21.4%)
Years involved in recruitment, (LQa-UQb) 2.00 (1.00–5.00) 1.75 (0.88–10.00)
Occupation
  Community health worker 2/105 (1.9%) 0/14 (0%)
  Clinical research associate 6/105 (5.71%) 0/14 (0%)
  Clinical research coordinator or clinical trial manager 33/105 (31.4%) 5/14 (35.7%)
  Physician 7/105 (6.67%) 1/14 (7.14%)
  Physician assistant 1/105 (0.95%) 0/14 (0%)
  Nurse 4/105 (3.81%) 1/14 (7.14%)
  Allied health professional 3/105 (2.86%) 0/14 (0%)
  Student 15/105 (14.3%) 3/14 (21.4%)
  Other 34/105 (32.4%) 4/14 (28.6%)
  1. Data are proportions (%) or medians (interquartile range). Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding
  2. aLQ Lower quartile
  3. bUQ Upper quartile
  4. cNote that participants could select more than one option