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Table 3 Sample Characteristics

From: An examination of cancer-related fatigue through proposed diagnostic criteria in a sample of cancer patients in Taiwan

  P-ICD 10-positive(N = 132)
No. (%)
P-ICD 10-negative(N = 133)
No. (%)
P-value
Sex    
   Male 49 (37) 44 (33)  
   Female 83 (63) 89 (67)  
Age    
   > 70 36 (27) 30 (23)  
   61-70 33 (25) 28 (21)  
   51-60 37 (28) 44 (33)  
   41-50 16 (12) 21 (16)  
   31-40 8 (6) 6 (5)  
   < 30 1 (1) 2 (2)  
Education    
   Did not receive education 24 (18) 16 (12)  
   Elementary 42 (32) 43 (32)  
   high school 36 (27) 38 (29)  
   College 25 (19) 29 (22)  
   College graduate 1 (1) 4 (3)  
   Missing 4 3  
Cancer diagnosis    
   Head & Neck 9 12  
   Lung & Mediastinum 12 16  
   Breast 39 58 0.033*
   Liver 5 5  
   GI tract(except liver) 29 15 0.035*
   GU tract 6 3  
   GYN 8 9  
   Prostate 7 2  
   Hematological malignancy 2 0  
   Others 10 13  
   Missing 2 3  
Treatment Modalities    
   Palliative treatment 77 51 0.022*
   Curative treatment 18 38 0.088*
   F/U after curative treatment 35 43  
Condition of the Disease 23 0  
   No signs and symptoms 30 51 0.02*
   Stationary state 13 20  
   Progression (local invasion) 35 18 0.02*
   Progression (Metastasis) 28 15 0.047*
   Terminal stage 27 21  
   Missing 5 2