Table 1.

Comparison of the Characteristics of the Control and Assigned Intervention Groups (n = 703)

CharacteristicsControls
(n = 356)
Assigned
Intervention
(n = 347)
P
nPercentnPercent
Gender
 Female242(68.0)254(73.2).13
Time of appointment
 AM109(30.6)85(24.5).08
 PM247(69.4)262(75.5)
Distance from clinic
 <3 Miles237(66.6)253(72.9).19
 3–5 Miles85(23.9)66(19.0)
 >5 Miles34(9.5)28(8.1)
Payment source
 Medicaid269(75.6)278(80.1).29
 Commercial50(14.0)43(12.4)
 Self-pay37(10.4)26(7.5)
Mean age year ± (SD)14.7(1.8)14.9(1.7).21