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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristic of the study patients

From: Reliability and validity of the SF-36 Health Survey Questionnaire in patients with brain tumors: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Mean ± SD, number (%)
Age (years) 55.8 ± 14.4
Gender
 Men 70 (31%)
 Women 157 (69%)
Highest education degree
 Some high-school 27 (12%)
 High-school graduate 96 (42%)
 Some university education 57 (25%)
 University degree 47 (21%)
Marital status
 Single 34 (15%)
 Married 151 (67%)
 Divorced 18 (8%)
 Widower 22 (10%)
Brain tumor diagnosis
 High-grade glioma 44 (19%)
 Low-grade glioma 19 (8%)
 Meningioma 91 (40%)
 Pituitary adenoma 27 (12%)
 Vestibular schwanoma 20 (9%)
 Metastatic tumor 2 (1%)
 Other 24 (10%)
Recurrent disease 37 (16%)
Beck Depression Inventory – II
 Score 11.38 ± 9.80
 Minimal to mild depressive symptoms 190 (84%)
 Moderate to severe depressive symptoms 37 (16%)
Barthel Index
 Score 96.22 ± 10.43
 Functionally dependent 15 (7%)
 Functionally independent 212 (93%)