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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study sample

From: Factor structure and reliability of Persian version of hospital anxiety and depression scale in patients with breast cancer survivors

Characteristicsn (%)
Age (year)
  < 304 (1.3)
 30–3936 (11.8)
 40–49109 (35.9)
 50–59116 (38.2)
  > =6039 (12.8)
Duration since diagnosis (year)
  < 3 y155 (50.8)
 3–578 (25.6)
  > 572 (23.6)
Educational level
 Illiterate71 (23.3)
 Primary80 (26.2)
 Secondary/high school119 (39.0)
 University level35 (11.5)
Anxiety
 Mild (0–7)64 (21.1)
 Moderate (8–15)204 (67.3)
 High (16–21)35 (11.6)
Depression
 Mild (0–7)100 (33.1)
 Moderate (8–15)190 (62.9)
 High (16–21)12 (4.0)
QoL
 Less than 50%83 (28.0)
 50% or higher213 (72.0)
  1. Values might not sum to n = 305 because of a few missing data from patients’ records