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Table 1 a and b. Characteristics of caregivers and breast cancer patients (N = 116), 2019–2021

From: Quality of life of caregivers of breast cancer patients: a cross-sectional evaluation

(a)  
Informal caregivers (N = 116)  
  Median (IQR) N (%)
Age 60.5 (25.0)
Missing (n = 68)  
Gender  
Male 94 (81.0)
Female 18 (15.5)
Unknown 4 (3.4)
Relation with breast cancer patient  
Spouse/partner 96 (82.7)
Other (parent, child, friend) 20 (15.4)
Family status  
Alone 8 (6.8)
Partner 40 (33.9)
Child(ren) 2 (1.7)
Partner and child(ren) 58 (49.2)
Unknown 10 (8.5)
(b)  
Breast cancer patient or “care recipient” (N = 116)  
  Median (IQR) N (%)
Age 54.0 (25)
Type of breast surgery  
Lumpectomy 51 (44.1)
Mastectomy 41 (35.3)
Reconstruction 24 (20.7)
Radiotherapy 68 (58.6)
Endocrine therapy 54 (46.6)
Chemotherapy 46 (39.7)
Neo adjuvant chemotherapy 31 (26.7)
Adjuvant chemotherapy 21 (18.1)