Table 1. Baseline patient characteristic of the total patient population and the groups based on 105 unique GPs' responses represented by GP responses and non-responses, respectively
Patient characteristicAll (n = 279), n (%)GP non-responses(n = 154), n (%)GP responses (n = 124), n (%)
Mean age, years (SD ) 65.3 (10.6)65.7 (10.8)64.8 (10.3)
Sex
Male155 (55.6)90 (58.1)65 (52.4)
Female124 (44.4)65 (41.9)59 (47.6)
Education
Primary school161 (57.7)86 (55.8)75 (60.5)
Upper secondary school16 (5.7)10 (6.5)6 (4.8)
Further education76 (27.2)48 (31.0)28 (22.6)
Higher education16 (5.7)6 (3.9)10 (8.1)
Missing10 (3.6)4 (32.6)5 (4.0)
Marital status
Single80 (28.7)46 (29.7)34 (27.4)
Married/living with someone198 (71.0)108 (69.7)90 (72.6)
Children at home
No244 (87.5)134 (86.5)110 (88.7)
Yes34 (12.2)20 (12.9)14 (11.3)
Work status
Employed89 (31.9)50 (32.3)39 (31.5)
Public benefits15 (5.4)9 (5.8)6 (4.8)
Retired174 (62.4)95 (61.3)79 (63.7)
Comorbidity
No132 (47.3)80 (51.9)51 (41.1)
Yes147 (52.7)74 (47.7)73 (58.9)
Diagnosis/cancer type
Breast33 (11.8)17 (11.0)16 (12.9)
Gynaecological13 (4.7)6 (3.9)7 (5.6)
Lung106 (38.0)64 (41.6)42 (33.9)
Gastrointestinal111 (39.8)58 (37.7)53 (42.7)
Other16 (5.7)9 (5.8)6 (4.8)
  • Percentages do not come to 100% in all categories due to missing data. However, there a too few missing data to report due to data security.