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Table 1 Sample characteristics (N = 44)

From: Do patients consider computer-adaptive measures more appropriate than static questionnaires?

  Mean (SD) Range
Age (years) 54.6 (14.7) 26–80
  N %
Sex
 Women 25 56.8
 Men 19 43.2
Marital status
 In Relationship 31 70.5
 Single 13 29.5
Education
 Compulsory school (≤9 years) 3 6.8
 Apprenticeship/prof. School (9–12 years) 25 56.8
 A-levels (12–13 years) 9 20.5
 University degree (≥15 years) 4 9.1
 Other 3 6.8
Employment
 Full-time 8 18.2
 Part-time 7 15.9
 Homemaker 3 6.8
 Retired 16 36.4
 Self-employed 4 9.1
 Other 6 13.6
Diagnosis
 Thyroid cancer 35 79.5
 Neuroendocrine tumour 9 20.5
Previous tumor resection
 Yes 40 90.9
 No 4 9.1
Current treatment phase
 No treatment/follow-up 32 72.7
 Nuclear therapy 12 27.3
Most common medications
 Thyroid hormones 37 84.1
 Antihypertensives 16 36.4
 Psychopharmacological medication 13 29.5
Most common comorbidities
 Myocardial infarction 3 6.8
 Previous cancers 2 4.5
Previous routine PRO assessments
 None 19 43.2
 1 13 29.5
 2 5 11.4
 3 or more 7 15.9