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Table 3 Average number of unmet needs stratified by each characteristics

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

  nMean valueStandard DeviationMedianInter-quartile range
Total 19381.580.861.001.00–2.00
Caller’s sexp = 0.647     
 Male 6371.560.831.001.00–2.00
 Female 13001.590.871.001.00–2.00
Survivor’s sexp = 0.140     
 Male 7191.650.891.001.00–2.00
 Female 9951.600.881.001.00–2.00
Caller’s age groupp = 0.334     
 20–30 2821.640.921.001.00–2.00
 40–50 7561.610.881.001.00–2.00
  ≥ 60 8301.560.831.001.00–2.00
Survivor’s age groupp = 0.160     
  < 40 1401.490.781.001.00–2.00
 40–59 4791.580.851.001.00–2.00
 60–69 4591.660.941.001.00–2.00
  ≥ 70 4731.630.861.001.00–2.00
Relationship with survivorp = 0.0679     
 Survivor 10541.530.811.001.00–2.00
 Spouse 2781.640.941.001.00–2.00
 Child 3611.710.961.001.00–2.00
 Parent 541.570.811.001.00–2.00
 Sibling 641.690.792.001.00–2.00
 Other 1241.470.801.001.00–2.00
Treatment coursep < 0.0001     
 Never got 4921.520.751.001.00–2.00
 Ongoing 6941.780.981.001.00–2.00
 Completed 4681.560.821.001.00–2.00
Symptomp < 0.0001     
 Yes 11491.660.921.001.00–2.00
 No 7261.480.771.001.00–2.00
Residencep = 0.907     
 A city designated by ordinance 11621.570.841.001.00–2.00
 Within Kanagawa Prefecture 5401.610.911.001.00–2.00
 Outside Kanagawa Prefecture 1781.600.861.001.00–2.00
Past consultation history at KCCap < 0.0001     
 Yes 1201.330.641.001.00–2.00
 No 18181.600.871.001.00–2.00
Cancer typep = 0.0004     
 Breast 2751.710.971.001.00–2.00
 Lung 1891.660.891.001.00–2.00
 Colorectal 1811.570.821.001.00–2.00
 Stomach 1561.630.891.001.00–2.00
 Other 6691.630.871.001.00–2.00
 Multi primary cancer 591.751.201.001.00–2.00
 Never diagnosed with cancer 4091.340.631.001.00–2.00
Call durationp < 0.0001     
  < 15 min 11411.370.631.001.00–2.00
  ≥ 15 min 7971.891.042.001.00–2.00
  1. aKanagawa Cancer Center
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