Table 2.

Weighteda estimates of healthcare access, health status, and CRC screening awareness and experience for the total sample and CRC screening preference by patient characteristics.

CRC screening preference
If your healthcare provider gave you a choice between having a colonoscopy and a Cologuard test, which would you choose?If your healthcare provider gave you a choice between having a colonoscopy and a FIT/gFOBT test, which would you choose?If your healthcare provider gave you a choice between having a Cologuard and a FIT/gFOBT test, which would you choose?
Total (N = 1,062)(n = 1,043)b(n = 1,029)c(n = 1,003)d
N (%)N (% Cologuard)PN (% FIT/gFOBT)PN (% Cologuard)P
Total700 (65.4)643 (61)679 (66.9)
Health insurancee
 Private insurance525 (46.2)349 (65.9)0.029318 (60.5)0.007342 (66.8)0.213
 Public insurance470 (46.5)301 (62.2)277 (58.1)299 (68.9)
 No insurance66 (7.2)49 (82.5)47 (83)37 (54.4)
Recent healthcare visitf
 Within the last 2 years967 (92.5)630 (64.9)0.604576 (59.7)0.025623 (67.7)0.178
 3–5 years ago49 (4.4)35 (70)33 (71.7)26 (52.2)
 More than 5 years ago or never41 (3.1)31 (74)30 (82.7)26 (61.9)
General health rating
 Excellent112 (10.7)69 (61)0.14563 (54.7)0.58467 (61.4)0.389
 Very good394 (34.5)270 (70.8)236 (61.7)266 (71.4)
 Good382 (36.6)243 (60.7)237 (60.1)233 (64.9)
 Fair or poor174 (18.2)118 (67)107 (65)113 (65.6)
Body mass indexg
 Under to normal weight250 (23.9)164 (66.3)0.321146 (60.3)0.682158 (64.7)0.608
 Overweight378 (36.1)261 (68.7)238 (63.2)251 (69.7)
 Obese417 (40)265 (62.1)249 (59.3)261 (66.4)
Personal history of cancer diagnosish
 Yes129 (12.8)76 (57)0.10666 (52.1)0.09690 (69.9)0.568
 No931 (87.2)622 (66.5)575 (62.2)587 (66.3)
Ever heard of colonoscopyi
 Yes963 (90.5)620 (64)0.017566 (59.7)0.041623 (67.6)0.207
 No98 (9.5)80 (79.9)77 (73.8)55 (59.4)
Ever had a colonoscopy
 Yes611 (57.4)352 (56.8)<0.001316 (52.7)<0.001407 (71.6)0.006
 No451 (42.6)348 (77)327 (72.2)272 (60.8)
Provider recommended colonoscopy during past 12 months
 Yes265 (26.4)155 (54.1)0.001137 (52.7)0.015180 (70.3)0.333
 No797 (73.6)545 (69.5)506 (64)499 (65.7)
Ever heard of FIT/gFOBT
 Yes725 (67.1)503 (68.9)0.009472 (64.9)0.004456 (66.6)0.853
 No337 (32.9)197 (58.1)171 (52.7)223 (67.4)
Ever had a FIT/gFOBT
 Yes293 (28.5)207 (71.6)0.047212 (74.7)<0.001159 (56)<0.001
 No769 (71.5)493 (62.9)431 (55.3)520 (71.4)
Provider recommended FIT/gFOBT during past 12 monthsj
 Yes194 (18.5)156 (79.7)0.001153 (77.9)<0.001101 (55.4)0.005
 No866 (81.5)542 (61.9)489 (57)577 (69.9)
Ever heard of Cologuard
 Yes646 (60.9)457 (68.9)0.021397 (60.5)0.774479 (77)<0.001
 No416 (39.1)243 (59.7)246 (61.7)200 (50.4)
Ever had a Cologuard
 Yes126 (13.9)93 (72.8)0.17084 (71.4)0.039101 (76.8)0.083
 No936 (86.1)607 (64.2)559 (59.2)578 (65.2)
Provider recommended Cologuard during past 12 monthsk
 Yes94 (9.1)77 (77.8)0.10876 (83.3)<0.00173 (73.1)0.405
 No965 (90.9)620 (64.1)565 (58.7)606 (66.3)
  • Note: P values from Rao–Scott χ2 test.

  • Abbreviation: CRC, colorectal cancer.

  • aN is unweighted, % is weighted.

  • bMissing = 19.

  • cMissing = 33.

  • dMissing = 59.

  • eMissing = 1.

  • fMissing = 5.

  • gMissing = 17.

  • hMissing = 2.

  • iMissing = 1.

  • jMissing = 2.

  • kMissing = 3.