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Table 1 Patient Demographics and Characteristics and ReproKnow Total Scores

From: Development of ReproKnow, a reproductive knowledge assessment for women with rheumatic diseases

Characteristics N (%) Total Score Means (S.D.) Mean Score Difference P value
Age (years)
18–34 46 (30.1) 5.63 (2.22) 0.83 0.037
 35–50 106 (69.3) 4.80 (2.23)   
Race
White 118 (77.1) 5.45 (2.06) 1.8 0.002
 Non-White 34 (22.2) 3.67 (2.37)   
Education
College/Graduate School 76 (49.7) 5.61 (5.62) 1.13 0.002
 < High School/Some College 76 (49.7) 4.48 (2.21)   
Current Use of Potentially Teratogenic Medication
Yes 39 (25.5) 5.10 (2.37) 0.068 0.42
 No 114 (74.5) 5.03 (2.21)   
Pregnancy After Diagnosis
Yes 23 (24.2) 6.00 (2.28) 1.16 0.015
 No 72 (75.8) 4.83 (2.16)   
Disease affected decision to have more children
Yes 42 (28.6) 5.19 (2.32) 0.11 0.19
 No 105 (71.4) 5.08 (2.07)   
Prior Sterilization or Hysterectomy Procedure
Yes 40 (26.1) 4.25 (1.97) - 1.09 0.008
 No 112 (73.2) 5.34 (2.28)   
  1. Mean score difference was calculated by subtracting score mean of bolded group from the score mean of un-bolded group