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Table 1 Participant demographics and cost conversations

From: A case study of adapting a health insurance decision intervention from trial into routine cancer care

  Historical Control (n = 68) Intervention (n = 68)
Mean Age 60.49 58.57
Race
 Black/African American 4 (5.88%) 3 (4.41%)
 Caucasian/White 58 (82.29%) 65 (95.59%)
 Other 6 (8.82%) 0 (0.00%)
 Mean Household income $70,000 $67,500
Education
 HS diploma or less 22 (32.35%) 15 (22.06%)
 Some College 15 (22.06%) 14 (20.59%)
 College degree or more 28 (41.18%) 39 (57.35%)
 Missing 3 (4.41%)  
Health Literacy (SILS)
 Adequate 52 (76.47%) 56 (82.35%)
 Limited 13 (19.12%) 12 (17.65%)
 Missing 3 (4.41%) 0 (0.00%)
Cost Strategies
 1. Changing logistics of care 21 (30.88%) 18 (26.47%)
 2. Setting up a payment plan 2 (2.94%) 12 (17.65%)
 3. Changing the dose of your treatments 7 (10.29%) 8 (11.76%)
 4. Choosing a generic drug 6 (8.82%) 8 (11.76%)
 5. Referring to a hospital billing office 8 (11.76%) 5 (7.35%)
 6. Looking for copay assistance, coupons, rebates 2 (2.94%) 6 (8.82%)
 7. Stopping or pausing some treatments 4 (5.88%) 3 (4.41%)
 8. Other 4 (5.88%) 1 (1.47%)
 9. Suggesting a community agency or charity 2 (2.94%) 2 (2.94%)
 10. Suggesting a free drug program 1 (1.47%)
 11. Suggesting you talk to human resources 1 (1.47%)
 12. Choosing a lower cost procedure 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
 13. Suggesting government assistance 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.005)