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Table 1 Clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of study subject according to the level of care coordination

From: Association between perception of care coordination and health outcomes in Korean cancer survivors

Level of care coordination
VariablesOverall (N = 1306)Uncoordinated group (N = 167)Intermediate group (N = 494)Coordinated group (N = 645)P-value*
Age at survey57.3 ± 12.556.1 ± 9.155.2 ± 15.059.3 ± 10.6< 0.001
Age at cancer diagnosis51.9 ± 12.250.8 ± 8.649.9 ± 15.253.8 ± 9.9< 0.001
Sex< 0.001
 Male49450 (10.1)162 (32.8)282 (57.1) 
 Female812117 (14.4)332 (40.9)363 (44.7) 
Cancer site< 0.001
 Stomach52747 (8.9)166 (31.5)314 (59.6) 
 Breast36061 (16.9)151 (41.9)148 (41.1) 
 Lung11914 (11.8)44 (37.0)61 (51.3) 
 Thyroid9318 (19.4)39 (41.9)36 (38.7) 
 Colon/rectum568 (14.3)28 (50.0)20 (35.7) 
 Prostate334 (12.1)9 (27.3)20 (60.6) 
 Others11815 (12.7)57 (48.3)46 (39.0) 
Cancer stage0.570
 I1064137 (12.9)394 (37.0)533 (50.1) 
 II14821 (14.2)60 (40.5)67 (45.3) 
 III, IV949 (9.6)40 (42.6)45 (47.9) 
Treatment modality0.012
 Surgery44763 (14.1)193 (43.2)191 (42.7) 
 Surgery+CT10511 (10.5)47 (44.8)47 (44.8) 
 Surgery+CT + RT979 (9.3)40 (41.2)48 (49.5) 
 Surgery+CT + RT + HT487 (14.6)22 (45.8)19 (39.6) 
 Others60977 (12.6)192 (31.5)340 (55.8) 
Duration since cancer diagnosis0.004
 1–5 year37757 (15.1)146 (38.7)174 (46.2) 
  > 6 year929110 (11.8)348 (37.5)471 (50.7) 
House income (won/month)0.110
  ≥ 4,000,00045466 (14.5)191 (42.1)197 (43.4) 
 2,000,000-3,999,99926329 (11.0)120 (45.6)114 (43.3) 
  < 2,000,00024144 (18.3)87 (36.1)110 (45.6) 
 Unknown34828 (8.0)96 (27.6)224 (64.4) 
Achieved education level0.301
 0–9 years57978 (13.5)233 (40.2)268 (46.3) 
 10–12 years54186 (15.9)233 (43.0)222 (41.1) 
  ≥ 13 years18619 (10.1)75 (40.4)92 (49.5) 
Marital status0.014
 Married/with partner1129130 (11.5)426 (37.7)573 (50.8) 
 Divorce/bereavement11320 (17.7)40 (35.4)53 (46.9) 
 Unmarried6417 (26.6)28 (43.8)19 (30.0) 
Type of care providers other than oncologists< 0.001
 Physicians in supportive center or family physician16522 (8.3)69 (41.8)74 (44.8) 
 Physicians of other specialty548 (14.8)8 (14.8)38 (70.4) 
 Dietitian/Counsellor15920 (12.6)67 (42.1)72 (45.3) 
 Nurse practitioner577 (12.3)21 (36.8)29 (50.9) 
  1. Data were presented as mean value ± standard deviation or number (row percentage)
  2. CT chemotherapy, RT Radiotherapy, HT hormone therapy
  3. *P values were obtained by one-way ANOVA analysis of variance test or chi-square test