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Table 6 Association of type of cancer and treatment side-effect with gender among participants

From: Determinants of quality of life among Malaysian cancer patients: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Gender Statistics Eta square
Male
No. %
Female
No. %
Type of Cancer
 Breast 0(0.00%) 523(56.8%) 1206.17
P < 0.001*
0.86
 Ovarian 0(0.00%) 62(6.7%)
 Cervical 0(0.00%) 143(15.5%)
 Colorectal 436(62.5%) 14(1.5%)
 Lymphoma 81(11.6%) 21(2.3%)
 Stomach 52(7.4%) 109(11.8%)
 Others 129(18.5%) 50(5.4%)
Treatment side effect
 No side effect 73(10.5%) 34(3.7%) Chi-square = 31.23
P < 0.001*
0.14
 One side effect 30(4.3%) 32(3.5%)
 Two side effect 76(10.9%) 100(10.8%)
 ≥ Three side effec 519(74.4%) 756(82.0%)
  1. *Significant at p < 0.005