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Table 2 Patient-reported demographic and health information

From: Content validity of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network – Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Breast Cancer Symptom Index (NFBSI-16) and Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function Short Form with advanced breast cancer patients

  Total (N = 15)
n (%)a
Age (years)
 Range 45.3–87.6
 Mean (standard deviation) 66.0 (12.4)
Gender
 Femaleb 15 (100.0%)
Spanish/Hispanic/Latino ethnicity
 Not Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 14 (93.3%)
 Mexican/Mexican American, Chicano 1 (6.7%)
Race
 Black or African American 6 (40.0%)
 White/Caucasian 8 (53.3%)
 Other 1 (6.7%)
Education
 High school diploma (or GED) or less 0 (0.0%)
 Some college or certificate program 7 (46.7%)
 College or university degree (two- or four-year) 5 (33.3%)
 Graduate degree 1 (6.7%)
 Other 2 (13.3%)
Living status
 Living with family or friends 13 (86.7%)
 Living alone 2 (13.3%)
Annual household income
 Under $25,000 1 (6.7%)
 $25,000 to $49,999 6 (40.0%)
 $50,000 to $74,999 3 (20.0%)
 $75,000 to $99,999 1 (6.7%)
 $100,000 and over 1 (6.7%)
 Prefer not to answer 3 (20.0%)
Work statusc
 Working full-time 4 (26.7%)
 Working part-time 2 (13.3%)
 Homemaker 1 (6.7%)
 Retired 7 (46.7%)
 Unemployed 1 (6.7%)
 Receiving disability benefits 1 (6.7%)
Health in general
 Excellent 0 (0.0%)
 Very good 0 (0.0%)
 Good 8 (53.3%)
 Fair 5 (33.3%)
 Poor 2 (13.3%)
Other health conditionsc
 Heart disease 1 (6.7%)
 High blood pressure 8 (53.3%)
 High cholesterol 2 (13.3%)
 Pain 6 (40.0%)
  Muscle pain 4 (26.7%)
  Neuropathic pain 2 (13.3%)
  Other pain 1 (6.7%)
 Diabetes 2 (13.3%)
  Type 2 2 (13.3%)
 Thyroid disease 1 (6.7%)
 Depression/anxiety 6 (40.0%)
 None 2 (13.3%)
 Other 4 (26.7%)
  1. aUnless other statistic indicated
  2. bAlthough male patients were eligible, none were identified at any recruitment site
  3. cNot mutually exclusive