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From:
Am J Gastroenterol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 August 16.
Published in final edited form as:
Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 April; 104(4): 942–952.
Published online 2009 March 17. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2009.55

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of all patients (n = 800) with a positive FOBT result before and after implementation of QI activities

NTotalP value
Pre-QI (1/1/03-12-31-03) n=401 (%)Post-QI (3/1/06-2/28/07) n=399 (%)
Race
 Black99 (24.7%)120 (30%)2190.27
 Hispanic2 (.5%)3 (.7%)5
 Other5 (1.2%)7 (1.7%)12
 White non Hispanic288 (71.8%)260 (65.2%)548
Gender
 Female12 (3%)9 (2.2%)210.52
 Male387 (96.5%)387 (97%)774
Appropriate for CRC screening
 No69 (17.2%)66 (16.5%)1350.80
 Yes332 (82.8%)333 (83.5%)665
Colonoscopy referral or performance completed prior to FOBT positive report22 (5.5%)29 (7.3%)510.30