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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics for women (n=81) and men (n=20)

From: Health-related quality of life and needs of care and support of adult Tanzanians with cancer: a mixed-methods study

  Women Men
Working situation   
Peasants 61 11
Unemployeda 8 3
Professionals/Employees of lower levelb 6 3
Small scale businessc 6 3
Marital status   
Married 41 12
Widowed 23 3
Divorced 12 1
Unmarried 5 4
Responsible for children 72 16
Household members (besides participant) (range) 5 (0–14) 5 (2–12)
  1. ahousewives, house girls, students, retired officers; bpolice officers, secretaries, hotel servers, drivers, health attendants, primary school teachers; ccarpenters, masonries, street vendors, electricians, tailors, other small scale business.