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Table 1 Baseline demographics stratified by self-reported health

From: Diet and exercise changes following direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing

Variable Baseline responders eligible for follow-up (n = 1464) Baseline responders with complete data
(n = 1002)
Poor/Fair/Good
SRH
(n = 449)
Very Good/
Excellent SRH
(n = 551)
n (%)
 Male 567 (38.7) 401 (40.0) 156 (34.7) 245 (44.5)
 Race
  White 1234 (84.3) 860 (85.8) 383 (85.3) 475 (86.2)
  Black 37 (2.5) 23 (2.3) 11 (2.5) 12 (2.2)
  Asian 50 (3.4) 32 (3.2) 8 (1.8) 24 (4.4)
  Other/Multi-Ethnic 143 (9.8) 87 (8.7) 47 (10.5) 40 (7.3)
 Hispanic 81 (5.5) 50 (5.0) 25 (5.6) 25 (4.5)
 Education
  Less than College 319 (21.8) 204 (20.4) 117 (26.1) 87 (15.8)
  College Degree 448 (30.6) 305 (30.4) 118 (26.3) 186 (33.8)
  Some Graduate Degree 513 (35.0) 359 (35.8) 162 (36.1) 196 (35.6)
  Doctoral Degree 184 (12.6) 134 (13.4) 52 (11.6) 82 (14.9)
 Annual Income
  < $40,000 242 (16.5) 171 (17.1) 102 (22.7) 69 (12.5)
  $40,000–$69,999 272 (18.6) 183 (18.3) 84 (18.7) 98 (178)
  $70,000–$99,999 288 (19.7) 205 (20.5) 96 (21.4) 108 (19.6)
  $100,000–$199,999 457 (31.2) 303 (30.2) 121 (27.0) 182 (33.0)
  ≥ $200,000 184 (12.6) 128 (12.8) 38 (8.5) 90 (16.3)
  Missing 21 (1.4) 12 (1.2) 8 (1.8) 4 (0.7)
 PGT company
  23andMe 947 (64.7) 620 (61.9) 232 (51.7) 386 (70.0)
  Pathway Genomics 517 (35.3) 382 (38.1) 217 (48.3) 165 (30.0)
Mean ± standard deviation (Range)
 Age 47.5 ± 15.5 (19 – 94) 46.9 ± 15.6 (19 – 94) 47.6 ± 15.1 (19 – 91) 46.2 ± 15.9 (19 – 94)
 BMI 26.9 ± 6.0 26.9 ± 6.0 28.8 ± 7.1 25.3 ± 4.4
  (15.4 – 62.0) (16.1 – 62.0) (16.1 – 62.0) (16.6 – 47.3)
 Fruit Servings per Day (0–5+) 2.0 ± 1.1 2.0 ± 1.1 1.9 ± 1.1 2.2 ± 1.1
 Vegetable Servings per Day (0–5+) 2.5 ± 1.2 2.5 ± 1.2 2.3 ± 1.1 2.7 ± 1.2
 Light Exercise per Week (0–7) 3.5 ± 2.3 3.5 ± 2.3 3.3 ± 2.2 3.7 ± 2.2
 Vigorous Exercise per Week (0–7) 2.3 ± 2.1 2.4 ± 2.1 1.8 ± 2.0 2.8 ± 2.1
 Strength Exercise per Week (0–7) 1.4 ± 1.8 1.4 ± 1.8 1.1 ± 1.8 1.7 ± 1.8