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Table 1 Demographic variables for cancer patients and healthy children (n = 56)

From: Health related quality of life assessment in Pakistani paediatric cancer patients using PedsQLTM 4.0 generic core scale and PedsQL™ cancer module

Demographic Variables F %
Groups
Cancer patients 26 31.0
Healthy children 30 35.7
Age
Cancer patients   
8-12 yrs 10 22.2
13-18 yrs 16 35.6
Total 26 57.8
Healthy Children
8-12 yrs 11 24.4
13-18 yrs 19 42.2
Total 30 66.7
Gender
Cancer patients
Male 12 46
Female 14 54
Total 26  
Healthy Children
Male 15 50
Female 15 50
Total 30  
Diagnosis
Leukemia 21 21 21 21 80
Brain Tumors 3 11.53
Others 2 7.7
Duration of illness
6 months 12 46.15
1 year 8 30.76
>1 year 6 23.07
Type of treatment
Radiation 4 15.9
Chemotherapy 20 76.9
Any type of surgery 2 7.7