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Journal of Cancer Education
 
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Published online 2010 March 5. doi: 10.1007/s13187-010-0064-3

Table 1

Characteristics of Chinese lay health worker outreach participants

Demographic characteristicsMean (SD) or % (95% confidence interval) (N = 73)
Age in years63.0 (9.8)
Years in USA11.8 (9.8)
Sex, % women72.6
English-speaking ability, poorly/not at all79.5 (68.4, 88.0)
Education, less than 12 years81.7 (70.7, 89.9)
Marital status, married/living with partner74.0 (62.4, 83.6)
Employment
 Employed16.4 (8.8, 27.0)
 Unemployed27.4 (17.6, 39.1)
 Homemaker/student/retired56.2 (44.1, 67.8)
Household income, less than $20,000/year61.6 (49.5, 72.8)
Health and access to health care
Self-reported health, very good/excellent12.3 (5.8, 22.1)
Have usual place for health care63.0 (50.9, 74.0)
Have health insurance63.2 (49.3, 75.6)
Go to Chinese herbalist58.9 (46.8, 70.3)
Has family history of colorectal cancer0