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Table 1 Social-demographic information and clinical characteristics (n = 306)

From: Unmet supportive care needs and its relation to quality of life among adult acute leukaemia patients in China: a cross-sectional study

VariablesSample n (%)
Gender
 Male159 (52.0)
 Female147 (48.0)
Age (years)
 14 ~ 35137 (44.8)
 36 ~ 60128 (41.8)
  > 6041 (13.4)
Marital status
 Married227 (74.2)
 Not marrieda79 (25.8)
Original residence
 City160 (52.3)
 Country146 (47.7)
Religion
 No158 (51.6)
 Yesb148 (48.4)
Occupation
 Farmer81 (26.5)
 General worker35 (11.4)
 Student39 (12.7)
 Professionalsc24 (7.8)
 Administrative staff26 (8.5)
 Businessman30 (9.8)
 Othersd71 (23.3)
Education level
 High school and below147 (48.1)
 Junior college83 (27.1)
 Bachelor degree or above76 (24.8)
Type of AL
 ALL112 (36.6)
 AML194 (63.4)
 Other diseasee
 No169 (55.2)
 Yes137 (44.8)
Disease course (month)
  ≤ 6181 (59.2)
  > 6125 (40.8)
Chemotherapy course (times)
 1 ~ 2135 (44.1)
  ≥ 3171 (55.9)
Treatment stage
 Induction141 (46.1)
 Consolidation114 (37.2)
 Maintenancef51 (16.7)
  Initial treatment or not 
 Yes235 (76.8)
 No71 (23.2)
  1. AL Acute leukemia, AML Acute myelogenous leukemia, ALL Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  2. a Not married includes single, widow, and divorced
  3. b Refer to practice a religion
  4. c Refer to engineers, doctors, nurses, teachers and other senior professional/technical workers
  5. d Others includes retirement
  6. e Refer to other primary diseases or chronic diseases except acute leukemia complications
  7. f Refer to support and symptomatic treatment of acute leukemia therapy