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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: A population-based study of the extent of colorectal cancer screening in men with HIV

Variable HIV(n = 1,432) No HIV(n =742,369) p-value
Mean age (SD) 54.9 (4.3) 56.2 (4.5) <0.001
Rural residence, No. (%) 71 (5.0%) 110,943 (14.9%) <0.001
Gastroenterologist visit in previous 2 years, No. (%) 82 (5.7%) 14,644 (2.0%) <0.001
Mean number of physician visits in previous 2 years (SD) 21.9 (21.3) 9.1 (11.9) <0.001
Number of Aggregated Diagnosis Groups, No. (%)    <0.001
  0 38 (2.7%) 116,677 (15.7%)  
  1 to 3 370 (25.8%) 271,294 (36.5%)  
  4 to 7 624 (43.6%) 265,225 (35.7%)  
  8 to 10 249 (17.4%) 66,737 (9.0%)  
  >11 151 (10.5%) 22,436 (3.0%)  
Number of Resource Utilization Bands, No. (%)    <0.001
  0 38 (2.7%) 116,685 (15.7%)  
  1 7 (0.5%) 34,908 (4.7%)  
  2 20 (1.4%) 128,212 (17.3%)  
  3 698 (48.7%) 366,400 (49.4%)  
  4 403 (28.1%) 66,170 (8.9%)  
  5 266 (18.6%) 29,994 (4.0%)  
Income Quintile, No. (%)    <0.001
  1 (lowest) 452 (31.6%) 144,953 (19.5%)  
  2 304 (21.2%) 148,317 (20.0%)  
  3 229 (16.0%) 145,079 (19.5%)  
  4 189 (13.2%) 147,895 (19.9%)  
  5 233 (16.3%) 148,757 (20.0%)  
  Missing 25 (1.7%) 7,368 (1.0%)  
  1. Mean household income of neighborhood.
  2. Aggregated Diagnosis Groups: Measures levels of patient co-morbidity, with increasing number representing higher level of comorbidity burden.
  3. Resource Utilization Bands: Measures category of expected resource use, from 0 (lowest expected resource use) to 5 (highest expected resource use).