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Table 1A Socio-demographic characteristics of patients by diagnosis of patient Vs general population control group

From: Factors associated with quality of life of outpatients with breast cancer and gynecologic cancers and their family caregivers: a controlled study

Characteristics Ca Breast Ca Cervix/Uterus Ca Ovary X2 (F) Df P All cancer groups General population P
  N = 117 N = 46 N = 18     N = 181 N = 177  
Pt gender: M/F (%) 0/117 0/46 0/18     0/181 0/177  
Age of pt (SD) 43.0(10.0) 51.1(12.3) 37.7(11.8) 13.2 2/178 0.0001 44.6(11.5) 44.6(11.7) ns
Single/married (%) 24(20.5)/74(63.2) 2(4.3)/25(54.3) 4(22.2)/14(77.8) 20.8 4 0.0001 30(16.6)/113(62.4) -  
Unemployed/student(%) 95(82.6)/7(6.1) 41(93.2)/1(2.3) 14(82.4)/2(11.8)     150(82.9)/9(4.9) -  
Medium & high skill 13(11.3) 2(4.5) 1(5.9) 4.3 4 ns 16(8.8) -  
Illiterate/primary (%) 22(19.5)/54(47.8) 23(50.0)/12(26.1) 4(22.2)/5(27.8) 18.6 4 0.001 120(67.8 of 177) 107(60.5) 0.18
High schl & ollege 37(32.7) 11(23.9) 9(50.0)     57(32.0 of 177) 70(57.5)  
Age at onset(SD) 39.9(9.9) 48.0(12.0) 34.1(0.6) 14.5 2/178 0.0001 41.4(11.4)   
Duration illness (yrs) 3.2(2.3) 3.1(2.4) 3.6(5.2)    ns 3.2(2.7)