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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of women with breast cancer at TASH, from January 1 to May 1, 2017 GC, N = 146

From: Reliability and validity of Amharic version of EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-BR23 modules for assessing health-related quality of life among breast cancer patients in Ethiopia

CategoryN (%)Mean ± SD
Age(Year)
 20–3430(20.50)42.24 ± 11.50
 35–4976(52.10)
 50–6431(21.20)
 ≥659(6.20)
Body Mass Index(BMI)(Kgm−2)
 < 18.5014(9.60)25.22 ± 10.35
 18.5–24.9974(50.70)
 25–29.9930(23.30)
 ≥3024(16.40)
Marital status
 Married98(67.10) 
 Widowed20(13.70) 
 Divorced18(12.30) 
 Single10(6.80) 
Children
 Having child115(78.80) 
 Having no child31(21.20) 
Occupational status
 House wife86(58.90) 
 Employed27(18.50) 
 Farmer13(8.90) 
 Merchant13(8.90) 
 Daily worker7(4.80) 
Educational status
 Up to grade 1263(43.20) 
 Illiterate58(39.70) 
 Diploma15(10.30) 
 Degree10(6.80) 
Religion
 Orthodox98(67.10) 
 Muslim34(23.30) 
 Protestant14(9.60) 
Histological classification
 Ductal131(89.73) 
 Lobular6(4.11) 
 Mixed3(2.05) 
 Papillary3(2.05) 
 Mucinous2(1.37) 
 Metaplastic1(0.68) 
Stage
 I6(4.11) 
 II48(32.87) 
 III64(43.83) 
 IV28(19.17) 
Co morbidity
 Yes22(15.07) 
 No124(84.93) 
ECOG Performance status
 03(2.05) 
 I135(92.46) 
 II5(3.42) 
 III3(2.05)