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Table 1 Demographic and psychosocial characteristics of Barrett’s esophagus patients (n = 94)

From: Clinical and psychosocial variables associated with behavioral intentions to undergo surveillance endoscopy

Demographics  
Age in years, mean ± SD 63.3 ± 6.7
Gender male, n (%) 92 (97.9)
White race, n (%) 84 (89.4)
Some College or College Degree, n (%) 54 (59.3)
Married, n (%) 55 (58.5)
Functional health literacy*, mean ± SD 3.8 ± 1.2
Deyo comorbidity score, n (%)  
  Score = 0 48 (51.1)
  Score = 1 21 (22.3)
  Score >1 25 (26.6)
Predictors of behavioral intention* Mean ± SD
Perceived susceptibility 2.3 ± 1.1
Efficacy of EGD 3.4 ± 0.9
Worry 2.0 ± 0.9
Salience/Coherence 4.2 ± 0.8
Self-efficacy 3.9 ± 0.8
Social influence 2.9 ± 1.3
  1. *All measured psychological domains and functional health literacy are scored on a one to five point scale.
  2. SD, standard deviation; EGD, esophagoduodenoscopy.