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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Feasibility of self-collection of fecal specimens by randomly sampled women for health-related studies of the gut microbiome

  Enrolled1(n = 59) Refused2(n = 81) Unable to contact (n = 130) p-value3
Mean age (range) 59.9 (55–69) 60.7 (55–69) 59.1 (55–68) 0.54
Non-hispanic white4 84.7% 67.9% 71.5% 0.07
Mean years in KPCO 12.0 12.4 11.4 0.72
Attended College 70.1% 67.1% 66.5% 0.41
Mean BMI 28.0 26.3 29.2 0.81
History of breast biopsy 6.8% 2.5% 5.4% 0.49
  1. 1Enrolled and returned specimens and questionnaire.
  2. 2Opt-out or refused over the phone.
  3. 3p-value compares enrolled to all others.
  4. 4Self reported race/ethnicity.