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Table 1 Patients characteristics, all cancers and lung cancer subgroup

From: Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer

  All cancers (n = 534) Lung cancer (n = 50)
Characteristic
Age (mean, SD) 59 (12) 62 (10)
Gender – female (n, %) 258 (48%) 26 (59%)
Race (n)   
   White 474 (89%) 40 (91%)
   Black 44 (8%) 3 (7%)
   Other 15 (3%) 1 (2%)
Of Spanish/Hispanic/Latino ancestry 16 (3%) 0 (0%)
ECOG level   
   0 132 (25%) 8 (18%)
   1 263 (49%) 30 (68%)
   2 76 (14%) 5 (11%)
   3 15 (3%) 1 (2%)
  1. ECOG – Eastern Cancer Oncology Group (ranges from grade 0 which is fully active to grade 3, capable of only limited self-care and confined to bed more than 50% of waking hours)