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Table 7 Comparison in daily habits, religious practice and QOL scores according to G8 status

From: Cancer in Moroccan elderly: the first multicenter transverse study exploring the sociodemographic characteristics, clinical profile and quality of life of elderly Moroccan cancer patients

  G8 > 14 G8 < or = 14 p
Illiterate 20% 80% 0.84
Living    0.24
*Urban 17% 83%
*Rural 24.6% 75.4%
Living alone    0.76
*yes 0% 100%
*No (with spouse or children) 79.4% 20.6%
Prayer 93.9% 84.7% 0.25
Standing prayer 63.6% 19.8% < 0.001
Sitting prayer 36.4% 68.7% 0.001
Lying prayer 3% 8.4% 0.29
Ablutions 97% 92.7% 0.69
Wet ablutions 84.8% 56.9% 0.003
Dry ablutions 18.2% 40.7% 0.017
Ramadan fasting 57.6% 21.5% < 0.001
Optional fasting 45.5% 15.3% < 0.001
Sexual activity 39.4% 13.1% < 0.001
ADL (Physical function) 68.48 ± 30.51 42.13 ± 30.72 < 0.001
Emotional function 77.27 ± 29.84 57.94 ± 31.16 0.002
Social function 96.46 ± 15.45 75.51 ± 32.62 < 0.001
Financial difficulties 52.52 ± 44.11 73.33 ± 36.98 0.01