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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Prostate specific antigen testing in family practice: a cross sectional survey of self-reported rates of and reasons for testing participation and risk disclosure

Characteristic n (%)
Age group  
40-49 78 (24.4%)
50-59 75 (23.4%)
60-69 75 (23.4%)
70+ 92 (28.8%)
Education  
Primary school 4 (1.5%)
Some high school 25 (9.1%)
Year 10 37 (14%)
Completed high school certificate 34 (12%)
Technical and further education (TAFE) certificate or Diploma* 53 (19%)
University or other tertiary qualifications 84 (31%)
Postgraduate qualifications 25 (9.1%)
Other 12 (4.4%)
New patient  
Veterans affairs card 22 (6.9%)
Health care card 82 (26%)
Private health insurance 162 (51%)
Number of chronic conditions 1.47(1.23)
  1. *TAFE is attended as part of trade education for apprentices.