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Table 1 Characteristics of the analysis subset in comparison to those of the full survey sample

From: Impact of individual background on the unmet needs of cancer survivors and caregivers – a mixed-methods analysis

  Analysis Subset Total Surveyed
  (n = 1938) (n = 11,044)
Caller’s sex, n (%)
 Male 637 (32.9) 3470 (31.5)
 Female 1300 (67.1) 7542 (68.5)
Survivor’s sex, n (%)
 Male 719 (37.1) 4050 (42.0)
 Female 995 (51.3) 5597 (58.0)
Caller’s age groups, n (%)
  <  40 y 282 (14.6) 1529 (14.5)
 40–59 y 756 (39.0) 4294 (40.8)
  ≥ 60 y 830 (42.8) 4702 (44.6)
Survivor’s age groups, n (%)
  <  40 y 140 (7.2) 854 (9.8)
 40–59 y 479 (24.7) 2673 (30.5)
 60–69 y 459 (23.7) 2505 (28.6)
  ≥ 70 y 473 (24.4) 2718 (31.1)
Relationship with survivor, n (%)
 Survivor 1054 (54.4) 5867 (53.4)
 Spouse 278 (14.3) 1771 (16.1)
 Child 361 (18.6) 1961 (17.8)
 Parent 54 (2.8) 337 (3.1)
 Sibling 64 (3.3) 344 (3.1)
 Other 124 (6.4) 708 (6.4)
Treatment course, n (%)
 Never diagnosed with cancer 492 (25.4) 2721 (28.8)
 Ongoing 694 (35.8) 3937 (41.6)
 Completed 468 (29.6) 2804 (29.6)
Cancer type, n (%)
 Breast 275(14.2) 1531 (14.1)
 Lung 189 (9.8) 1061 (9.7)
 Colorectal 181 (9.3) 1072 (9.8)
 Stomach 156 (8.0) 918 (8.4)
 Other 669 (34.5) 3705 (34.0)
 Multi primary 59 (3.0) 345 (3.2)
 Never diagnosed with cancer 409 (21.1) 2258 (20.7)
Residence, n (%)
 A city designated by ordinance 1162 (60.0) 6519 (61.3)
 Within Kanagawa Prefecture 540 (27.9) 3173 (29.8)
 Outside Kanagawa Prefecture 178 (9.2) 940 (8.8)