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Table 3 Caregiver demographics

From: Cost burden associated with advanced non-small cell lung cancer in Europe and influence of disease stage

  Overall (N = 427) Stage IIIB (n = 30) Stage IV (n = 397)
Mean agea, years (SD) 53.5 (12.5) 54.7 (12.1) 53.4 (12.5)
Male sexb, n (%) 116 (27.4) 6 (20.7) 110 (27.9)
Relationship to patientc, n (%)
 Partner/Spouse 234 (54.9) 16 (53.3) 218 (55.1)
 Daughter/Son 136 (31.9) 8 (26.7) 128 (32.3)
 Sister/Brother 11 (2.6) 0 (0.0) 11 (2.8)
 Mother/Father 3 (0.7) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.8)
 Other family member 12 (2.8) 2 (6.7) 10 (2.5)
 Friend/Neighbour 13 (3.1) 0 (0.0) 13 (3.3)
 Other 3 (0.7) 2 (6.7) 1 (0.3)
 None 14 (3.3) 2 (6.7) 12 (3.0)
Current employment statusd, n (%)
 Working (full-time) 152 (36.2) 5 (17.9) 147 (37.5)
 Working (part-time) 37 (8.8) 6 (21.4) 31 (7.9)
 Retired 106 (25.2) 6 (21.4) 100 (25.5)
 Unemployed 35 (8.3) 2 (7.1) 33 (8.4)
 Othere 90 (21.4) 9 (32.1) 81 (20.7)
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. Patient numbers given at top of column apply in all cases unless noted below
  3. aOverall, N = 425; stage IV, n = 395
  4. bOverall, N = 423; stage IIIB, n = 29; stage IV, n = 394
  5. cOverall, N = 426; stage IV, n = 396
  6. dOverall, N = 420; stage IIIB, n = 28; stage IV, n = 392
  7. eIncludes homemakers and students