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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Total Sample and Clusters (n = 226)

From: Profiles of women’s adjustment after cancer based on sexual and psychosocial wellbeing: results of a cluster analysis

Measure (Range) Total Sample (N = 226) Cluster 1 (n = 74)
Higher Adjustment
Cluster 2 (n = 85)
Intermediate Adjustment
Cluster 3 (n = 67)
Lower Adjustment
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Agea (21 – 86) 51.1 ± 12.6 52.9 ± 13.8 52.1 ± 12.4 47.8 ± 11.0
Years with Partnerb (1 - 65) 20.0 ± 13.8 19.3 ± 14.8 22.9 ± 14.2 17.2 ± 11.6
Years Since Last Treatmentc (0 – 36) 4.3 ± 5.7 5.0 ± 6.6 4.3 ± 5.2 3.6 ± 5.3
FSFI 16.4 ± 10.0 24.3 ± 9.6 14.7 ± 8.8 11.1 ± 7.0
FSDS 19.3 ± 13.6 8.8 ± 7.9 15.6 ± 7.9 36.0 ± 8.1
DAS-7 24.0 ± 5.3 26.7 ± 3.9 22.9 ± 5.0 22.3 ± 5.9
DSCS 54.4 ± 13.2 67.8 ± 6.1 47.4 ± 8.1 48.6 ± 12.9
SECSI 17.8 ± 6.9 23.5 ± 5.2 16.1 ± 5.0 14.3 ± 6.8
FACT-G Physical 22.3 ± 5.5 24.0 ± 5.2 23.1 ± 4.9 19.3 ± 5.6
FACT-G Social/Family 20.0 ± 5.7 23.2 ± 4.3 20.4 ± 5.0 16.0 ± 5.4
FACT-G Emotional 18.5 ± 4.5 20.5 ± 2.9 19.1 ± 3.7 15.5 ± 5.4
FACT-G Functional 19.8 ± 5.9 21.8 ± 5.5 21.0 ± 5.0 16.0 ± 5.8
GAD-7 5.1 ± 4.8 2.6 ± 3.1 4.0 ± 4.0 9.0 ± 4.7
PHQ-8 5.5 ± 5.1 3.4 ± 3.8 4.2 ± 3.6 9.5 ± 5.1
  (N) Percent (N) Percent (N) Percent (N) Percent
Race/Ethnicityd
 White (195) 86.3 (63) 86.3 (73) 88.0 (59) 93.7
 Other race, ethnicity or origin (24) 10.6 (10) 13.7 (10) 12.0 (4) 6.3
Education Levele
 Some college, vocational, or Associates Degree (52) 23.0 (17) 24.6 (16) 21.1 (19) 31.7
 Bachelor’s Degree (80) 35.4 (23) 33.3 (30) 39.5 (27) 45.0
 Master’s Degree (51) 22.6 (21) 30.4 (21) 27.6 (9) 15.0
 Post Master’s or Professional Degree (22) 9.7 (8) 11.6 (9) 11.8 (5) 8.3
Household Incomef
 $10,000 - $49,999 (37) 16.4 (14) 21.2 (10) 13.5 (13) 22.4
 $50,000 - $99,999 (79) 35.0 (25) 37.9 (27) 36.5 (27) 46.6
 $100,000 - $149,999 (48) 21.2 (18) 27.3 (16) 21.6 (14) 24.1
 $150,000 or more (34) 15.0 (9) 13.6 (21) 28.4 (4) 6.9
Employment Statusg
 Not employed (21) 9.3 (6) 8.5 (7) 9.3 (8) 12.5
 Part-time (40) 17.7 (12) 16.9 (18) 24.0 (10) 15.6
 Full-time (101) 44.7 (34) 47.9 (35) 46.7 (32) 50.0
 Retired (36) 15.9 (16) 22.5 (14) 18.7 (6) 9.4
 Other (12) 5.3 (3) 4.2 (1) 1.3 (8) 12.5
Cancer Typed
 Breast (121) 53.5 (36) 50.0 (48) 56.5 (37) 55.2
 Thyroid (21) 9.3 (4) 5.6 (11) 12.9 (6) 9.0
 Gynecologic (30) 13.2 (12) 16.7 (7) 8.2 (11) 16.4
 Melanoma (13) 5.8 (5) 6.9 (6) 7.1 (2) 3.0
 Colon (8) 3.5 (4) 5.6 (1) 1.2 (3) 4.5
 Other (39) 13.8 (11) 15.3 (12) 14.1 (8) 11.9
Sexually Activeh (153) 68.9 (62) 83.8 (48) 57.8 (43) 66.2
  1. Missing data, n (%): a = 5 (2.2); b = 9 (4.0); c = 2 (0.9); d = 7 (3.1); e = 21 (9.3); f = 28 (12.4); g = 16 (7.1), h = 4 (1.8)