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Table 2 Patient demographics (N = 189)

From: Medical visits for chemotherapy and chemotherapy-induced neutropenia: a survey of the impact on patient time and activities

Age, y, mean (SD) 59.9 (13.4)
Sex  
   Male 51 (27%)
   Female 138 (73%)
Ethnicity  
   White 157 (83.5%)
   Hispanic 8 (4%)
   Black 19 (10.1%)
   Asian or Pacific Island 1 (0.5%)
   Native American or Alaska Native 1 (0.5%)
   Other 2 (1.1%)
Marital status  
   Single 22 (11.6%)
   Separated 1 (0.5%)
   Divorced 20 (10.6%)
   Widowed 23 (12.2%)
   Remarried 1 (0.5%)
   Married 122 (64.5%)
Work status  
   Currently working 67 (35.6%)
   Unemployed, looking for work 5 (2.7%)
   Homemaker 28 (14.9%)
   Retired 87 (46.3%)
   Student 1 (0.5%)
Education  
   Less than high school 2 (1%)
   Some high school 22 (11.6%)
   High school diploma 53 (28%)
   Some college 62 (32.8%)
   College degree 29 (15%)
   Some graduate school 5 (2.6%)
   Graduate degree 16 (8.5%)
Annual household income, US$  
   <15,000 27 (14.3%)
   15,000–30,000 35 (18.5%)
   30,000–50,000 39 (21%)
   50,000–75,000 24 (13%)
   75,000–100,000 15 (7.9%)
   100,000–150,000 9 (5%)
   >150,000 10 (5.3%)
   Prefer not to say 30 (15.9%)