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Table 2 Anthropometric, social, and hemodynamic characteristics of patients with breast cancer (n = 28)

From: Effect of exercise on pain and functional capacity in breast cancer patients

Variables SG (n = 14) CG (n = 14) p value
Anthropometrica
 Age (years) 47,64 ± 7,60 45,79 ± 8,14 0,5380
 Height (m) 154,77 ± 5,61 154,5 ± 6,01 0,9026
 Weight (kg) 58,34 ± 9,29 64,57 ± 15,22 0,2028
Marital Statusb
 Married 6(42,86%) 8(57,14%) 0,450
 Single 8(57,14%) 6(42,86%)
Educational levelb
 High school 12(85,71%) 12(85,71%) 1000
 College 2(14,29%) 2(14,29%)
Employedb
 No 10(71,43%) 13(92,86%) 0,139
 Yes 4(28,57%) 1(7,14%)
Household incomeb
  < 2 Minimum wages 9(64,29%) 10(71,43%) 0,686
  ≥ 2 Minimum wages 5(35,71%) 4(28,57%)
Hemodynamicsa
 Resting HR (bpm) 81,86 ± 7 76,71 ± 12,10 0,3895
 BPS at rest (mmHg) 114,57 ± 13,82 110,36 ± 11,57 0,6395
 BPD at rest (mmHg) 73,21 ± 10,57 71,43 ± 9,33 0,1804
Type of Tumorc
 Ductal Carcinoma 14(100%) 11(78,57%) 0,0728
 Fuso-cellular and Squamous cell 0 2(14,29%)  
 Mixed tumor 0 1(7,14%)  
Stage of illnessc    0,9172
 0 1(7,14%) 0  
 2 7(50%) 9(64,29%)  
 3 5(35,71%) 4(28,57%)  
 4 1(7,14%) 1(7,14%)  
Phase of Treatment and Observationc
 Observation 5(35,72%) 3(21,43%) 0,3949
 Chemotherapy 6(42,86%) 8(57,14%)  
 Radiation therapy 3(21,43%) 3(21,43%)  
Time since diagnosisc    0,2763
  ≤ 1 year 7(50.00%) 12(85.71%)  
 1 the 5 years 5(35.71%) 1(7.14%)  
  ≥ 5 years 2(14.29%) 1(7.14%)  
Level of Physical Activityc
 Active 8(57,14%) 9(64,29%) 0,7291
 Occasionally active 5(35,71%) 4(28,57%)  
 Very active 1(7,14%) 1(7,14%)  
Time since most recent physical trainingb
 3 to 12 months 1(7,14%) 1(7,14%) 1000
  > 1 year or never 13(92,86%) 13(92,86%)  
  1. HR heart rate, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure; aNon-paired Student T-Test; b Chi-squared test; c Mann-Whitney test; Expressed values: average ± standard deviation, absolute frequency (relative frequency)