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Table 3 Demographic, work, social activity and health care consumption s of cancer survivors and controls

From: Morbidity, life style and psychosocial situation in cancer survivors aged 60-69 years: results from The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (The HUNT-II Study)

Variables Survivors
(N = 334)
Controls
(N = 1,670)
p-value Effect
size
Age at survey, mean (SD) 65.1 (2.9) 64.4 (2.9) <0.001 0.24
  N (%) N (%)   
Sex    <0.001 0.26
   Males 115 (34) 792 (47)   
   Females 219 (66) 878 (53)   
Civil status    <0.43*  
   Married 242 (73) 1,280 (77)   
   Single, separated, divorced, widow(er) 92 (27) 387 (23)   
Level of basic education    0.77*  
   <10 years 206 (66) 953 (62)   
   ≥10 years 106 (34) 583 (38)   
Work situation     
   Paid work, independent business 88 (26) 593 (36) 0.30*  
   Disability or age pension 233 (70) 961 (58) 0.006* 0.25
Economic problems last year 36 (12) 288 (18) 0.02* 0.17
Have enough friends 267 (87) 1,396 (87) 0.75*  
Active in social clubs ≥1 time/month 141 (46) 761 (48) 0.33*  
  1. * Adjusted for age and sex