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Table 3 Patient knowledge related to cancer, colorectal cancer and gastro-intestinal health for all subjects enrolled in the study

From: Improving compliance to colorectal cancer screening using blood and stool based tests in patients refusing screening colonoscopy in Germany

   Total number of subjects Refused colonoscopy
N % CI
Prior experience with gastro-intestinal inflammation or polyps      
  Yes 22 10 45.5 26.9–65.3
  No 150 99 66.0 58.1–73.1
Prior Experience with any form of Cancer (excluding colorectal cancer)      
  Yes 13 6 46.2 23.2–70.9
  No 158 102 64.6 56.8–71.6
  No Data 1 1 100 5.1–100.0
Any family members with polyps      
  Yes 17 8 47.1 26.2–69.0
  No 120 75 62.5 53.6–70.6
  No Data 35 26 74.2 57.9–85.8
Any family members diagnosed with cancer      
  Yes 79 52 65.8 54.8–75.3
  No 91 55 60.4 50.2–69.9
  No Data 1 1 100.0 5.1–100.0