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Table 3 Covariate distribution between propensity matched groups

From: The impact of health literacy on shared decision making before elective surgery: a propensity matched case control analysis

  Poor HL (n = 47) Adequate HL (n = 47) P value
Propensity Score 0.392 ± 0.20 0.392 ± 0.20 0.99
Age (years)
 < 54 19 (40%) 20 (43%) 1.0
 ≥54 28 (60%) 27(57%)
Gender
 Male 22(47%) 23 (49%) 1.0
 Female 25(53%) 24 (51%)
Race
 Caucasian 20 (43%) 20 (43%) 1.0
 Non- Caucasian 27 (57%) 27(57%)
Education
 High school or less 15(32%) 16 (34%) 1.0
 College/Graduate 32(68%) 31 (66%)
Yearly Income
 ≤50,000 11(23%) 11(23%) 1.0
 > 50,000 36(77%) 36 (77%)
ASA Class
 I/II 35 (74%) 38 (81%) 0.62
 III/IV 12 (26%) 9 (19%)
  1. ASA American Society of Anesthesiology Physical Classification
  2. HL Health Literacy