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Table 1 Sample characteristics of the study sample (N = 602)

From: Validity and reliability of the Chinese version of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System adult profile-57 (PROMIS-57)

Variables n (%)
Age in years (Mean ± SD) 48.83 ± 9.74
Marital status
Single 12 (2.00)
Married 560 (93.0)
Divorced 17 (2.8)
Widowed 13 (2.2)
Children
0 18 (3.0)
1 383 (63.6)
2 167 (27.7)
≥ 3 34 (5.7)
Education level
Primary school or below 131 (21.8)
Secondary school 182 (30.2)
High school 113 (18.8)
University or above 176 (29.2)
Employment status
Employed 124 (20.6)
Medical leave 119 (19.8)
Unemployed 194 (32.2)
Retired 165 (27.4)
Monthly family income
 ≤ ¥5000 (USD $770) 292 (48.5)
¥5001–10,000 202 (33.6)
 > ¥10,001 (USD $1543) 108 (17.9)
Medical insurance
Free medical insurance 6 (1.0)
Employee health insurance 446 (74.1)
Rural health insurance 113 (18.8)
Without health insurance 37 (6.1)
Cancer stage
I 60 (10.0)
II 168 (27.9)
III 238 (39.5)
IV 66 (11.0)
Do not know yet 70 (11.6)
Surgery type
Modified radical mastectomy 158 (26.2)
Breast-conserving surgery 234 (38.9)
Simple mastectomy 33 (5.5)
Other operations 177 (29.4)
Therapeutic regimen
Surgical treatment 31 (5.1)
Surgery + chemotherapy 200 (33.2)
Surgery + radiotherapy 18 (3.0)
Surgery + chemotherapy + radiotherapy 110 (18.3)
Surgery + chemotherapy + radiotherapy + endocrine therapy 158 (26.2)
Combination of therapies 85 (14.2)
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