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Table 2 Identification of risk factors stratified by race/ethnicity.

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

  N (%) African Americans* Caucasians* p-value§
Study Population 215 (100) 159 (74) 43 (20)  
Answer Choices     
Smoking 182 (85) 150 (94) 42 (98)  
Family History of Smoking 188 (87) 134 (84) 43 (100)  
Heavy Alcohol Consumption 105 (49) 72 (45) 23 (53)  
Age 86 (40) 52 (33) 28 (65) 0.0005
Obesity 103 (48) 73 (46) 23 (53)  
Unhealthy Diet 127 (59) 85 (53) 33 (77) 0.01
Selected at least 5 risk factors 82 (38) 54 (34) 23 (53) 0.03
  1. *Prevalence adjusted for annual household income and education level. §p-value shown only when there is a statistically significant difference between African Americans vs. Caucasians.