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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Influence of migrant background on patient preference and expectations in breast and gynecological malignancies (NOGGO-expression V study): results of a prospective multicentre study in 606 patients in Germany

  NM FGM SGM/TGM p-value
Demographics
Number of patients (n) 440 106 60  
 Age (median) 59 (22–92) 52 (30–83) 59 (24–84) < 0.05
 Have children 322 (73.5%) 89 (84.0%) 38 (65.5%) 0.02
 Married or living in a relationship 295 (68.1%) 76 (71.7%) 42 (71.2%) 0.72
 Currently employed 162 (36.8%) 27 (26.0%) 18 (31.0%) 0.09
 German as a preferred language 440 (100.0%) 17 (16%) 49 (83.1%) < 0.05
 German citizens 436 (99.3%) 37 (35.2%) 52 (86.7%) < 0.05
 More than 6 years in Germany 440 (100.0%) 86 (83.5%) 60 (100.0%) < 0.05
 Internet access 340 (77.6%) 83 (79.0%) 55 (91.7%) 0.04
Level of education < 0.05
 No education 1 (0.2%) 13 (12.5%) 0 (0%)  
 Primary education 72 (16.5%) 21 (20.2%) 15 (25.4%)  
 Secondary or tertiary education 208 (47.6%) 40 (38.5%) 22 (37.3%)  
 University degree 156 (35.7%) 30 (28.8%) 22 (37.3%)  
Disease
 Ovarian, peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer 258 (58.6%) 44 (41.5%) 37 (61.7%) 0.004
 Breast cancer 203 (46.3%) 63 (59.4%) 23 (39.0%) 0.02