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Table 1 Characteristics of patients in the analysis of RS-SCs (N = 765)

From: Minimum clinical important difference for resilience scale specific to cancer: a prospective analysis

Characteristics (%) Lung cancer Gastric cancer Colon-rectal cancer Liver cancer Leukemia Breast cancer
No 102 (13.3) 154 (20.1) 98 (12.8) 81 (10.6) 74 (9.7) 256 (33.5)
Sex       
 Female 29 (28.4) 73 (47.4) 50 (51.0) 29 (35.8) 34 (45.9) 256 (100.0)
 Man 73 (71.6) 81 (52.6) 48 (49.0) 52 (64.2) 40 (54.1) 0 (0.0)
Age (years, SD) 44.7 (17.1) 57.1 (16.9) 53.1 (14.8) 46.8 (13.9) 39.1 (16.9) 39.3 (14.7)
Time since first confirmed diagnosis (months, SD) 14.1 (12.0) 17.8 (8.7) 20.9 (12.5) 9.9 (10.1) 8.1 (6.9) 5.2 (6.1)
Duration of treatment (months, SD) 6.7 (5.5) 11.9 (8.0) 15.9 (9.2) 6.3 (5.4) 7.1 (8.0) 4.6 (7.4)
Education level       
 Middle school or lower 58 (56.9) 91 (59.1) 52 (53.1) 42 (51.9) 43 (58.1) 112 (43.8)
 High school or higher 44 (43.1) 63 (40.9) 46 (46.9) 39 (48.1) 31 (41.9) 144 (56.2)
Family income
(RMB per month)
      
 < 5000 47 (46.1) 85 (55.2) 49 (50.0) 39 (48.1) 34 (45.9) 97 (37.9)
 5000–10,000 28 (27.5) 41 (26.6) 26 (26.5) 32 (39.5) 28 (37.8) 116 (45.3)
 > 10,000 27 (26.4) 28 (18.2) 23 (23.5) 10 (12.4) 12 (16.2) 43 (16.8)
Marital status       
 Married 85 (83.3) 124 (80.5) 77 (78.6) 62 (76.5) 58 (78.4) 157 (61.3)
 Single or other 17 (16.7) 30 (19.5) 21 (21.4) 19 (23.5) 16 (21.6) 99 (38.7)
Religious beliefs       
 Yes 18 (17.6) 41 (26.6) 28 (28.6) 28 (34.6) 21 (28.4) 65 (25.4)
 None 84 (82.4) 113 (73.4) 70 (71.4) 53 (65.4) 53 (71.6) 191 (74.6)
Employment status       
 Employment 54 (52.9) 76 (49.4) 43 (43.9) 30 (37.0) 38 (51.4) 162 (63.3)
 Unemployment 48 (47.1) 78 (50.6) 55 (56.1) 51 (63.0) 36 (48.6) 94 (36.7)
Stage of cancer       
 I 15 (14.7) 19 (12.3) 21 (21.4) 15 (18.5) NA 77 (30.1)
 II 29 (28.4) 71 (46.1) 23 (23.5) 28 (34.6) NA 87 (34.0)
 III 41 (40.2) 46 (29.9) 32 (32.7) 25 (30.9) NA 74 (28.9)
 IV 17 (16.7) 18 (11.7) 22 (22.4) 13 (16.0) NA 18 (7.0)
Type of therapy       
 Chemo 41 (40.2) 63 (40.9) 45 (45.9) 57 (70.4) 56 (75.7) 146 (57.0)
 Radiation 23 (22.5) 32 (20.8) 30 (30.6) 31 (38.3) 13 (17.6) 54 (21.1)
 Surgery 22 (21.6) 84 (54.5) 57 (58.2) 37 (45.7) 10 (13.5) 138 (53.9)
Combordities       
 None 25 (34.3) 55 (35.7) 26 (26.5) 25 (30.9) 40 (54.1) 152 (59.4)
 One 36 (35.3) 62 (40.3) 41 (41.8) 38 (46.9) 24 (32.4) 83 (32.4)
 Two or more 41 (40.2) 37 (24.0) 31 (31.7) 18 (22.2) 10 (13.5) 21 (8.2)
  1. NA not available