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Table 4 Length of time patients willing to tolerate side effects

From: Patient preferences of chemotherapy treatment options and tolerance of chemotherapy side effects in advanced stage lung cancer

  Variable Category (n = 232)a n (%)
FIRST Interview Tolerance time No time period 36 (15.5)
Months 96 (41.4)
Years 100 (43.1)
  Variable Category(n = 167)b n (%)
LAST Interview Tolerance time No time period 23 (13.8)
Months 84 (50.3)
Years 60 (35.9)
  Variable Category(n = 167)b n (%)
  Change in tolerancetime between FIRSTand LAST interview Yes 80 (47.9)
No 87 (52.1)
  1. aExcludes missing values (n = 3)
  2. bExcludes those who did not complete at least 2 interviews and 1 missing value