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Table 6 Participant demographics of one-on-one interview participants (n = 17)

From: Understanding the attitudes of the elderly towards enrolment into cancer clinical trials

Variable # respondents (% respondents)
Age # respondents (% respondents)
70–74 11 (65)
75–79 4 (23)
80–84 1 (6)
85–90 1 (6)
> 90 0 (0)
Gender:
Male 9 (53)
Female 8 (47)
Education Level
Completed post secondary education 4 (23)
Completed High School 8 (47)
Completed Primary School 5 (30)
Participant's perception of health status
Poor 0
Marginal 1 (6)
Average 6 (35)
Good 4 (24)
Excellent 6 (35)
Living situation*
By yourself? 11 (65)
With spouse/significant other? 6 (35)
In a retirement home? 2 (12)
With children? 2 (12)
With friends? 0 (0)
In a nursing home? 0 (0)
Type of cancer
Skin (not melanoma) 2 (12)
Melanoma 1 (6)
Lung 1 (6)
Breast 2 (12)
Prostate 3 (17)
Colon/rectum 6 (35)
Lymphoma 2 (12)