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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients regarding access to care by race

From: Healthcare disparities in cardio oncology: patients receive same level of surveillance regardless of race at a safety net hospital

All Patients Black
(N = 68)
White
(N = 41)
Hispanic (N = 33) Other
(N = 7)
P-value
Referred to cardiology clinic 33 (48.5%) 21 (51.2%) 14 (42.4%) 2 (28.6%) p = 0.66
Number of oncology appointments attended (median [IQR]) 24 (12, 32) 17 (13, 24) 21 (15, 28) 16 (13, 17) p = 0.29
Number of echocardiograms (median [IQR]) 4 (3, 7) 4 (2, 6) 5 (3, 7) 4 (3, 5) p = 0.62
Referred Patients Black
(N = 33)
White
(N = 21)
Hispanic (N = 14) Other
(N = 2)
P-value
Number of cardio-oncology or cardiology appointments attended (median [IQR]) 4 (2, 6) 5 (2, 9) 4 (4, 5) 4 (3, 5) p = 0.88
Number of cardio-oncology or cardiology appointments missed or cancelled (median [IQR]) 1 (0, 3) 3 (1, 5) 2 (1, 4) 1 (0, 2) p = 0.20
Number of echocardiograms in referred patients (median [IQR]) 6 (4, 8) 5 (2, 7) 6 (5, 7) 5 (4, 6) p = 0.76
  1. IQR interquartile range
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