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Table 1 Description of patients and partners

From: Do Couple-Based Interventions Make a Difference for Couples Affected by Cancer?: A Systematic Review

  Patients Partners
Mean, SD, Age (years) 54.48 (6.12) 53.37 (4.34)
Gender, % female 73.71 55.77
Ethnicity, %   
Caucasian 81.90 84.98
African-American 10.15 5.34
Hispanic 2.92 2.79
Asian 1.33 1.40
Other 3.71 5.25
Cancer Site, %   
Breast 48.67  
Prostate 22.76  
Gynaecological 1.95  
Lung 9.83  
Head & Neck 0.45  
Leukaemia 1.20  
Non-Hodgkins 0.15  
Hodgkins 0.11  
Gastrointestinal 10.93  
Brain 0.30  
Other 3.64  
Cancer Stage, %   
Stage I 27.72  
Stage II 25.91  
Stage III 21.18  
Stage IV 25.19  
Partner Relationship, %   
Spouse 85.85  
Family Member 10.32  
Friend 3.83  
Education, %   
High School or less 31.23 36.43
Some university/University graduate 68.77 63.57
Some university/University graduate 68.77 63.57