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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: Factors related with symptom duration until diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic colorectal cancer

  N % Symptom diagnosis interval median (P25-P75) (days) Symptom treatment interval median (P25-P75) (days)
Gender    
Men 489 (62.7) 113 (51.0-246.0) 144 (84.0-273.7)
Women 291 (37.3) 153 (73.0-274.0) 175 (93.0-289.0)
P   <0.01 0.07
Age group    
<50 45 (5.7) 171.0 (127.2-246.2) 149.0 (104.0-214.0)
50-64 188 (24.2) 163.0 (87.5-295.5) 133.0 (60.5-254.5)
65-74 223 (28.1) 137.0 (83.0-255.2) 112.5 (49.0-224.7)
>=75 321 (41.3) 159.5 (84.0-326.2) 132.0 (62.5-289.5)
P   0.34 0.20
Marital Status    
Single 61 (8.4) 130 (48.0-342.0) 157.5(75.5-359.0)
Married 517 (71.1) 120 (57.0-245.5) 153.0 (89.0-272.0)
Widow/Separated/Divorced 149 (20.5) 154 (77.5-306.5) 178.0 (96.0-336.7)
P   0.09 0.40
Level of Education    
Illiterate-incomplete primary 106 (14.6) 127.0 (39.0-265.5) 151.0 (73.0-282.0)
Primary education 402 (55.3) 132.0 (66.0-270.0) 163.0 (93.2-295.7)
Secondary education 101 (13.9) 130.0 (70.5-214.5) 160.0 (88.5-264.5)
High School 72 (9.9) 122.0 (47.0-311.0) 155.0 (79.0-343.0)
University education 46 (6.3) 103.5 (34.5-232.2) 127.0 (55.5-260.0)
P   0.78 0.78
Social Class    
Class I & II 58 (9.0) 145.5 (67.7-267.5) 146.5 (80.5-313.5)
Class III 154 (23.8) 133.0 (63.0-320.5) 163.0 (89.5-354.0)
Class IVa 208 (32.2) 120.0 (58.5-223.5) 154.5 (93.5-255.0)
Class IVb 102 (15.8) 131.0 (66.5-244.5) 170.5 (92.2-296.2)
Class V 124 (19.2) 128.0 (48.5-229.0) 155.0 (77.5-257.0)
   0.86 0.73
History of cancer in family members and/or acquaintances’    
Yes 329 (45.3) 138.0 (70.0-276.0) 169.5 (96.2-313.7)
No 398 (54.7) 124.5 (56.0-227.0) 147.0 (78.5-259.5.2)
P   0.07 0.01