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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study sample

From: Depression and quality of life in cancer patients with and without pain: the role of pain beliefs

 

Patients with pain (n = 98)

Patients without pain (n = 44)

P value

 

No. (%)

No. (%)

 

Age (mean, SD)

54.2 (14.2)

54.6 (14.2)

0.82

Education (mean, SD)

3.3 (4.4)

4.5 (5.7)

0.21

Sex

  

0.57

Male

53 (54.1)

26 (59.1)

 

Female

45 (45.9)

18 (40.9)

 

Marital status

  

0.1

Married

84 (85.7)

38 (86.4)

 

Single

7 (7.1)

6 (13.6)

 

Widowed

7 (7.1)

0 (0)

 

Cancer site

  

0.18

Esophagus

29 (29.6)

12 (27.3)

 

Stomach

29 (29.6)

13 (29.5)

 

Small intestine

5 (5.1)

0 (0)

 

Colon

17 (17.3)

14 (31.8)

 

Rectum

18 (18.4)

5 (11.4)