Table 2

Demographic and clinical characteristics by response status

Responders

Non-responders

Total


n

%

n

%

n

%


Age

Under 50

117

15.5

116

20.4

233

17.6

50–65

293

38.9

200

35.1

493

37.3

Over 65

343

45.6

254

44.6

597

45.1


Sex

Female

494

65.6

360

63.2

854

64.6

Male

259

34.4

210

36.8

469

35.4


Marital Status*

With Partner

524

69.6

346

60.7

870

65.8

No Partner

221

29.3

219

38.4

440

33.3


Ethnicity*

Japanese

321

42.6

213

37.4

534

40.4

Caucasian

248

32.9

153

26.8

401

30.3

Hawaiian

100

13.3

112

19.6

212

16.0

Filipino

79

10.5

84

14.7

163

12.3

Other

5

0.7

9

1.6

14

1.1


Treatment

Surgery

688

91.4

522

91.6

1210

91.5

Chemotherapy

92

12.2

60

10.5

152

11.5

Radiation

300

39.8

192

33.7

492

37.2

Hormone

160

21.2

95

16.7

255

19.3


Site*

Breast

296

39.3

173

30.4

469

35.4

Digestive

108

14.3

83

14.6

191

14.4

Prostate

101

13.4

69

12.1

170

12.8

Other

248

32.9

245

43.0

493

37.3


Total

753

100.0

570

100.0

1323

100.0


For Treatment, responses are not mutually exclusive. Statistically significant differences (p < .01) are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Gotay and Pagano Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2007 5:15   doi:10.1186/1477-7525-5-15

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