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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 SubsetTotal Surveyed
 (n = 1938)(n = 11,044)
Caller’s sex, n (%)
 Male637 (32.9)3470 (31.5)
 Female1300 (67.1)7542 (68.5)
Survivor’s sex, n (%)
 Male719 (37.1)4050 (42.0)
 Female995 (51.3)5597 (58.0)
Caller’s age groups, n (%)
  <  40 y282 (14.6)1529 (14.5)
 40–59 y756 (39.0)4294 (40.8)
  ≥ 60 y830 (42.8)4702 (44.6)
Survivor’s age groups, n (%)
  <  40 y140 (7.2)854 (9.8)
 40–59 y479 (24.7)2673 (30.5)
 60–69 y459 (23.7)2505 (28.6)
  ≥ 70 y473 (24.4)2718 (31.1)
Relationship with survivor, n (%)
 Survivor1054 (54.4)5867 (53.4)
 Spouse278 (14.3)1771 (16.1)
 Child361 (18.6)1961 (17.8)
 Parent54 (2.8)337 (3.1)
 Sibling64 (3.3)344 (3.1)
 Other124 (6.4)708 (6.4)
Treatment course, n (%)
 Never diagnosed with cancer492 (25.4)2721 (28.8)
 Ongoing694 (35.8)3937 (41.6)
 Completed468 (29.6)2804 (29.6)
Cancer type, n (%)
 Breast275(14.2)1531 (14.1)
 Lung189 (9.8)1061 (9.7)
 Colorectal181 (9.3)1072 (9.8)
 Stomach156 (8.0)918 (8.4)
 Other669 (34.5)3705 (34.0)
 Multi primary59 (3.0)345 (3.2)
 Never diagnosed with cancer409 (21.1)2258 (20.7)
Residence, n (%)
 A city designated by ordinance1162 (60.0)6519 (61.3)
 Within Kanagawa Prefecture540 (27.9)3173 (29.8)
 Outside Kanagawa Prefecture178 (9.2)940 (8.8)
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