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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population

From: A longitudinal analysis of patient satisfaction with care and quality of life in ambulatory oncology based on the OUT-PATSAT35 questionnaire

Characteristics   Number of patients (%)
Center Teaching hospital 382 (55.3)
  Local hospital 309 (44.7)
Sex Male 356 (51.5)
  Female 335 (48.5)
Age Median [min; max] 65 [29;88]
  30-55 152 (22)
  56-65 186 (26.9)
  66-75 255 (36.9)
  76-88 98 (14.2)
Marital status Single or separated 136 (19.9)
  Living with partner, or family 548 (80.1)
Education level Primary 317 (47.1)
  Secondary 167 (24.8)
  High school diploma or higher 189 (28.1)
Employment status Employed 175 (25.6)
  Retired or unemployed 508 (74.4)
Monthly income in Euro <MW 70 (11.2)
  MW- 1499 218 (34.8)
  1500 -2999 247 (39.4)
  ≥ 3000 92 (14.7)
Localization treated Prostate RT 128 (18.5)
  Surgery + RT 82 (11.9)
  Head and neck Surgery + RT 22 (3.2)
  RT+/-CT 71 (10.3)
  Breast Surgery + RT 205 (29.7)
  Surgery + CT + RT 100 (14.5)
  CT 5 (0.7)
  Rectum RT + CT + surgery 23 (3.3)
  Lung CT + RT 55 (8)
Chemotherapy Yes 221 (32)
Radiotherapy Yes 585 (84.7)
  1. Min = minimum; max = maximum; MW = minimum wage; RT = radiotherapy, CT = chemotherapy.