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Table 1 Comparison between survivors of melanoma and other cancers on selected demographic characteristics and effect on overall health

From: Health profiles of 996 melanoma survivors: the M. D. Anderson experience

  Melanoma Survivors Non-Melanoma Survivors
  n = 996 n = 7563
Gender   
   Men 466 (46.8) 2888 (38.2)
   Women 530 (53.2) 4675 (61.8)
Affected health   
   Yes 158 (16.2) 2835 (38.4)
   No 820 (83.4) 4546 (61.6)
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Age @ Diagnosis 44.8 ± 12.8 yrs 49.4 ± 14.2 yrs
Age @ Survey 63.7 ± 12.8 yrs 64.7 ± 13.4 yrs
Time from diagnosis 18.8 ± 8.8 yrs 15.2 ± 8.9 yrs
  1. SD = standard deviation
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