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Table 1 Univariate analysis of socio-demographic characteristics of index patients' siblings and their association with participation in colonoscopic screening.

From: Determinants of participation in colonoscopic screening by siblings of colorectal cancer patients in France

  Total Participators Non-participators P
  (n = 172) (n = 114) (n = 58)  
Sex: female 87 (50.6) 59 (51.8) 28 (48.3) 0.67
Age 59.8 (9.2) 59.1 (8.2) 61.2 (10.8) 0.21
Married or living with someone 135 (79.0) 89 (78.8) 46 (79.3) 0.93
Health insurance     -
   Social Security with top-up 165 (95.9) 110 (96.4) 55 (94.8)  
   Social Security without top-up 4 (2.3) 2 (1.8) 2 (3.5)  
   Public health care 3 (1.7) 2 (1.8) 1 (1.7)  
Level of education     0.12
   None or basic school-leaving certificate 80 (46.5) 50 (43.9) 30 (51.7)  
   Brevet (college) 12 (7.0) 7 (6.1) 5 (8.6)  
   Professional studies 53 (30.8) 35 (30.7) 18 (31.0)  
   Baccalaureate 10 (5.8) 7 (6.1) 3 (5.2)  
   Higher education diploma 17 (9.9) 15 (13.2) 2 (3.5)  
Profession     0.74
   Farmer 15 (8.9) 10 (8.9) 5 (8.9)  
   Self-employed 9 (5.4) 5 (4.5) 4 (7.1)  
   Management 17 (10.1) 13 (11.6) 4 (7.1)  
   Intermediate 21 (12.5) 15 (13.4) 6 (10.7)  
   Employee 48 (28.6) 35 (31.2) 13 (23.2)  
   Manual worker 36 (21.4) 22 (19.6) 14 (25.0)  
   Retired (profession not given) 14 (8.3) 8 (7.1) 6 (10.7)  
   No professional activity 8 (4.8) 4 (3.6) 4 (7.1)  
Professional status     0.85
   Unemployed 6 (3.5) 5 (4.4) 1 (1.7)  
   Housewife 8 (4.7) 6 (5.3) 2 (3.4)  
   Retired 93 (54.4) 61 (54.0) 32 (55.2)  
   Working 64 (37.4) 41 (36.3) 23 (39.7)  
  1. Quantitative variables: mean (standard deviation). Qualitative variables: number (percentage) Missing data: marital status (1), profession (4), professional status (1).