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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of women with and without post-cancer fatigue (PCF) after adjuvant treatment for breast cancer

From: Fatigue states after cancer treatment occur both in association with, and independent of, mood disorder: a longitudinal study

Patient groups; mean (SD) or percentage
  PCF (n = 98) Non-fatigued (n = 77) P
Age (years) 56 (11.5) 55 (11.5) ns
Months since treatment completion 10 7 (6.1) 10.5 (5.6) ns
Surgical treatment (% of group)    
   Mastectomy 45.5 41.5 ns
   Lumpectomy 54.5 58.5 ns
Adjuvant treatment (% of group)    
   Chemotherapy 14.3 12.6 ns
   Radiotherapy 45.5 53.7 ns
   Combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy 40.3 33.7 ns
Menopausal status at follow-up (% of group)    
   Pre-/peri-menopausal 34 39 ns
   Postmenopausal 66 61 ns