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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: Coping strategies and quality of life: a longitudinal study of high-grade glioma patient-caregiver dyads

  Patients N = 38
Gender Women 37%
Age Median (IQR) 64 (49–71)
Marital status Couple 34
Single 4
Educational level Low (< 12 y) 17
High (> = 12 y) 20
Days from diagnosis Median (IQR) 39 (28–62)
Tumor grade III 5
GBM 33
First treatment Biopsy or surgery 30
Radiotherapy 34
Chemotherapy 38
  Caregivers N = 38 p*
Gender Women 68% 0.01
Age Median (IQR) 60 (43–67) NS
Marital status Couple 32 NS
Single 6  
Educational level Low (< 12 y) 20 NS
High (> = 12 y) 18  
Relationship with the patient Romantic partner 30  
Child 5  
Friend, family member 3  
  1. * p-value for comparsions between patients and caregivers