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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Societal preferences for adjuvant melanoma health states: UK and Australia

Characteristic Overall
(N = 155)
UK
(n = 80)
Australia
(n = 75)
p value
Age (±SD) 45.56 (±16.2) 46.1 (±17.8) 44.97 (±14.4) 0.66
Male 81 (52.3%) 40 (50%) 41 (54.7%) 0.56
Race     0.008
 White 120 (77.4%) 65 (81.3%) 55 (73.3%)
 Black 9 (5.8%) 8 (10%) 1 (1.3%)
 Indian 8 (5.2%) 3 (3.8%) 5 (6.7%)
 Asian 12 (7.7%) 2 (2.5%) 10 (13.3%)
 Other/ multiracial 5 (3.2%) 2 (2.5%) 4 (5.3%)
Employment     0.005
 Full time 77 (49.7%) 34 (42.5%) 43 (57.3%)
 Part time 21 (13.5%) 7 (8.8%) 14 (18.7%)
 Retired
 Student
22 (14.2%)
14 (9%)
15 (18.8%)
11 (13.8%)
7 (9.3%)
3 (4.0%)
 Other 21 (13.5%) 13 (16.4%) 13 (10.6%)
Educationa <0.001
 Primary/junior/year 6 1 (0.6%) 1 (1.3%) 0
 Primary/third form/year 9 1 (0.6%) 0 1 (1.3%)
 Secondary/sixth form/year 13 51 (32.9%) 39 (48.8%) 12 (16%)
 University/college 80 (51.6%) 33 (41.3%) 47 (62.7%)
 Postgraduate degree 21 (13.5%) 7 (8.8%) 14 (18.7%)
Overall health 0.016
 Excellent 31 (20%) 12 (15.0%) 19 (25.3%)
 Very good 60 (38.7%) 26 (32.5%) 34 (45.3%)
 Good 39 (25.2%) 22 (27.5%) 17 (22.7%)
 Fair 17 (11%) 14 (17.5%) 3 (4.0%)
 Poor 8 (5.2%) 6 (7.5%) 2 (2.7%)
Health conditions
 None 65 (41.9%) 30 (37.5%) 35 (46.7%) 0.248b
 Arthritis 24 (15.5%) 16 (20%) 8 (10.7%)
 Heart disease 5 (3.2%) 5 (6.3%) 0
 Depression 22 (14.2%) 15 (18.8%) 7 (9.3%)
 Diabetes 6 (3.9%) 4 (5%) 2 (2.7%)
 GI problems 13 (8.4%) 6 (7.5%) 7 (9.3%)
 Pain 25 (16.1%) 15 (18.8%) 10 (13.3%)
 Respiratory disorder 23 (14.8%) 18 (22.5%) 5 (6.7%)
 Other 21 (13.5%) 8 (10%) 13 (17.3%)
Experience with melanomaa <0.001c
 Been diagnosed with melanoma 7 (4.5%) 4 (5.0%) 3 (4.0%)
 Know someone with melanoma 28 (18.1%) 6 (7.5%) 22 (29.3%)
  1. a Missing data for 1 respondent in Australia
  2. b p-value for difference in None category
  3. c p-value for difference for category “know someone with melanoma”