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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Validation of the efficacy of the NUTRISCORE for the nutritional screening of cancer patients in China

Characteristics n (%)
Age, y, mean ± SD 55.9 + 11.8
Range 19–92
Sex
 Male 475 (47.5)
 Female 525 (52.5)
Education
 Primary school 210 (21.0)
 Secondary Education 577 (57.7)
 College education 213 (21.3)
Diagnose
 Lung cancer 344 (34.4)
 Breast cancer 196 (19.6)
 Gastric cancer 78 (7.8)
 Liver cancer 39 (3.9)
 Esophageal cancer 28 (2.8)
 Colorectal cancer 83 (8.3)
 Cervical cancer 24 (2.4)
 Ovarian cancer 28 (2.8)
 Leukemia 131 (13.1)
 Lymphoma 39 (3.9)
 Others 10 (0.1)
Family tumor history 60 (6.1)
NUTRISCORE ≥ 5 29 (2.9)
MST ≥ 2 367 (36.7)
PG-SGA B + C 450 (45.0)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, MST Malnutrition Screening Tool, PG-SGA Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment