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Table 1 Patient Demographics

From: “Randomized trial of physical activity on quality of life and lung cancer biomarkers in patients with advanced stage lung cancer: a pilot study”

  Intervention Group
(n = 20)
Usual Care Group
(n = 20)
Total
(N = 40)
P-value
Age 0.23
 Mean (SDa) 66.55 (7.28) 63.20 (9.80) 64.88 (8.69)
 Median (Range) 68.5 (55.0–79.0) 63.5 (42.0–78.0) 66.0 (42.0–79.0
 Duration Between Cancer Diagnosis and Enrollment (median, range, years) 1.6 (0.1–6.0) 2.2 (0.2–10.7) 1.9 (0.1–10.7) 0.14
Sex 0.03
 Female 12 (60%) 18 (90%) 30 (75%)
 Male 8 (40%) 2 (10%) 10 (25%)
Race 0.66
 White 18 (90%) 16 (80%) 34 (85%)
 Other 2 (10%) 4 (20%) 6 (15%)
 Body Mass Index (mean, SD) 27.75 (8.44) 26.52 (5.73 27.13 (7.14) 0.59
Highest level of education completed 0.17
 High School 8 (40%) 4 (20%) 12 (30%)
 College and above 12 (60%) 16 (80%) 28 (70%)
Marital Status 0.74
 Married or Living with Partner 13 (65%) 12 (60%) 25 (62.5%)
 Divorce, Widowed, Living Alone 7 (35%) 8 (40%) 15 (37.5%)
Work Status 0.61
 Employed full-time 7 (35%) 5 (25%) 12 (30%)
 Employed part-time 2 (10%) 1 (5%) 3 (7.5%)
 Other 11 (55%) 14 (70%) 25 (62.5%)
Cancer Type 0.49
 Adenocarcinoma 18 (90%) 15 (75%) 33 (82.5%)
 Squamous Cell Carcinoma 1 (5%) 2 (10%) 3 (7.5%)
 Other or Mixed Histology 1 (5%) 3 (15%) 4 (10%)
Stage 0.77
 IIIA 3 (15%) 2 (10%) 5 (12.5%)
 IIIB 2 (10%) 4 (20%) 6 (15%)
 IV 15 (75%) 14 (70%) 29 (72.5%)
Performance Status 1.00
 ECOG 0 3 (15%) 4 (20%) 7 (17.5%)
 ECOG 1 17 (85%) 16 (80%) 33 (82.5%)
Tobacco Smoking History 0.69
 Current Smoker 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 1 (2.5%)
 Former Smoker 16 (80%) 15 (75%) 31 (77.5%)
 Never Smoker 3 (15%) 5 (25%) 8 (20%)
Cancer Treatment Status 0.23b
 Receiving Treatment 16 (80%) 18 (90%) 34 (85%)
 Chemotherapy only 2 2 4
 Chemo-immunotherapy 5 1 6
 Immunotherapy only 6 8 14
 Targeted therapy 3 7 10 0.66c
 Post-treatment 4 (20%) 2 (10%) 6 (15%)
  1. a SD: Standard Deviation
  2. b P-value comparing distribution of current treatment between IG and UC groups
  3. c P-value comparing Receiving Treatment vs. Post-treatment