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Table 1 Demographic and baseline information of 238 eligible subjects

From: Mapping the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - Breast (FACT-B) to the 5-level EuroQoL group’s 5-dimension questionnaire (EQ-5D-5L) utility index in a Multi-ethnic Asian population

Characteristics N (%)
Age (year), Mean (standard deviation) 51.3 (9.7)
Language of questionnaire   
 English 160 (67.2)
 Chinese 78 (32.8)
Race   
 Chinese 193 (81.1)
 Malay 23 (9.7)
 Indian 18 (7.6)
 Others 4 (1.7)
Marital status   
 Married 168 (70.9)
 Single 47 (19.8)
 Divorced/separated 12 (5.1)
 Widowed 10 (4.2)
Education level   
 Primary or below 48 (20.3)
 Secondary 112 (47.3)
 Postsecondary 77 (32.5)
Inpatient/Outpatient   
 Inpatient 70 (29.4)
 Outpatient 168 (70.6)
Patient-assessed performance status   
 0 97 (40.8)
 1 115 (48.3)
 2 17 (7.1)
 3 or 4 9 (3.8)
Evidence of disease   
 Present 118 (50.0)
 Absent 118 (50.0)
Purpose of visit   
 Treatment – Adjuvant/curative/hormone therapy 112 (47.7)
 Treatment – Palliative 78 (33.2)
 No treatment – Follow-up 45 (19.1)
On chemotherapy/radiotherapy   
 Yes 100 (42.0)
 No 138 (58.0)