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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients (N = 102)

From: Nutritional status and quality of life of cancer patients needing exclusive chemotherapy: a longitudinal study

   N (%) or M ± SD MD
1. Sociodemographics
 Gender Women
Men
52 (51,0)
50 (49,0)
0
 Age   58,4 ± 14,2 1
 Marital status Couple
Single
59 (70,2)
25 (29.8)
18
2. Clinical data
 Cancer localization Head and neck
STS
Gynecologic
Othersa
22 (21,6)
25 (24,5)
24 (23,5)
31 (30,4)
0
 Performans status 0
≥1
49 (57,6)
36 (42,4)
17
 Chemotherapy Curative
Palliative
49 (59,8)
33 (40,2)
20
 Usual BMI (kg/m2)   22,8 ± 3,1 4
  Malnutrition (BMI<21 kg/m2)
BMI > = 21 kg/m2
10 (10,2)
88 (89,8)
4
  1. M ± SD mean ± standard deviation, MD missing data, STS Soft Tissue Sarcoma, BMI Body Mass Index: aothers: urologic, adenopathy, thyroid, digestive, lung