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Table 4 Disease and treatment characteristics associated with moderate to high level unmet needs by domain*

From: Prevalence and correlates of cancer survivors’ supportive care needs 6 months after diagnosis: a population-based cross-sectional study

  Psychological Physical & daily living Sexuality Health system & information Patient care & support
p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI)
Disease      
Cancer status     <0.001 0.001
  Not remission     2.0 (1.4-2.9) 2.2 (1.4-3.5)
  Remission     1.00 1.00
Cancer type   0.003 <0.001   
  Breast   2.3 (1.1-4.6) 9.0 (2.5-32.2)   
  Colorectal   2.1 (0.97-4.5) 6.4 (1.7-24.3)   
  Blood   2.2 (1.1-4.5) 4.3 (1.2-15.5)   
  Head neck   1.0 (0.41-2.5) 1.1 (0.21-6.1)   
  Lung   4.1 (2.0-8.7) 5.8 (1.6-21.8)   
  Prostate   1.7 (0.86-3.4) 23.1 (6.7-80.4)   
  Melanoma   1.00 1.00   
Treatment      
Surgery    0.093   
  Yes    2.1 (0.89-4.8)   
  No/DK    1.00   
Chemotherapy 0.005 0.023    
  Yes 1.8 (1.2-2.8) 1.6 (1.1-2.5)    
  No/DK 1.00 1.00    
Radiotherapy 0.05     
  Yes 1.6 (0.99-2.7)     
  No/DK 1.00     
Other     0.062  
  Yes     2.3 (0.96-5.7)  
  No/DK     1.00  
  1. * also adjusted for individual, health behaviour, psychological and social characteristics as reported in Tables 3 and 5.
  2. OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence interval; p-value on the Wald chi-square analysis of effects test; DK = don’t know.