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Table 2 Patient awareness of clinical trials and willingness to participate

From: Unique perception of clinical trials by Korean cancer patients

Variable   Awareness (P-value) Participation (P-value)
Sex Male 4.4 0.082 5.2 0.011
Female 4.0   4.6  
Distance from hospital <2 hour 4.3 0.919 5.0 0.976
≥2 hour 4.2   5.0  
Place of residence City of Seoul/Suburb 4.2 0.895 4.9 0.865
Chungcheongdo 4.4   5.3  
Gyeongsangdo 4.1   5.0  
Jeollado 4.3   5.1  
Gangwondo 5.0   5.0  
Jejudo 4.1   4.2  
Highest level of education ≤ Middle school 3.2 <0.001 4.6 0.286
High school 4.3   5.0  
≥ University 5.0   5.2  
Marital status Married 4.4 0.004 5.0 0.685
Single 3.2   5.2  
Widowed/Divorced 3.2   4.5  
Economic status (Income/month) ≥5.000.000 won 5.0 0.001 5.4 0.310
2.000.000~5.000.000won 4.4   5.0  
≤2.000.000 won 3.8   4.8  
Religion Christian 4.2 0.552 5.4 0.078
Catholic 4.6   4.4  
Buddhist 4.1   5.2  
No religion 4.3   4.7  
Other 6.5   5.0