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Table 1 Demographic variables stratified by race/ethnicity.

From: Comparison of knowledge and attitudes toward cancer among African Americans

  N(%) African-Americans N (%) Caucasians N (%) Other N (%) p-value*
Study Population
Gender
215 (100) 159 (74) 43 (20) 13 (6)  
Male 77 (35) 57 (36) 13 (30) 7 (54)  
Female 138 (65) 102 (64) 30 (70) 6 (46)  
Age      
18–35 105 (49) 79 (50) 19 (44) 7 (54)  
36–55 62 (29) 47 (30) 11 (26) 4 (31)  
56+ 48 (22) 33 (21) 13 (30) 2 (15)  
Education Level      
High school or less 23 (11) 21 (13) _ 2 (15) 0.01
Post-secondary education 192 (89) 138 (87) 43 (100) 11 (85) <0.0001
Annual household income      
Less than $35, 000 123 (57) 99 (62) 16 (37) 8 (62) 0.003
$35, 000 to $55, 000 34 (16) 26 (16) 8 (19) _  
Greater than $55, 000 58 (27) 34 (21) 19 (44) 5 (38) 0.003
  1. *p-value shows statistically significant differences between African-Americans and Caucasians; N = number.