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Table 1 Demographic and clinical descriptors of analyzed sample

From: Patient reported outcomes can improve performance status assessment: a pilot study

Sex
 Males 50%, N = 21
 Females 50%, N = 21
Age (M, SD, range)
 Males 43.6 (11.6), 24–66
 Females 52.8 (11.7), 37–72
Race/Ethnicity
 White 91%, N = 38
 Black 5%, N = 2
 Asian 5%, N = 2
 Hispanic 55%, N = 23
Education
 0–8 yrs 12%, N = 5
 9–11 yrs 12%, N = 5
 High school grad 21%, N = 9
 Some college 14%, N = 6
 College grad 38%, N = 16
Marital Status
 Married 55%, N = 23
 Single 26%, N = 11
 Divorced 14%, N = 6
 Widowed 5%, N = 2
Employed
 Yes 19%, N = 8
 No 81%, N = 34
Recruitment Site
 LA/USC Medical Center 60%, N = 25
 USC Norris Cancer Center 19%, N = 8
 MD Anderson Cancer Center 19%, N = 8
 Hoag Hospital 2%, N = 1
Primary Cancer Site
 Breast 40%, N = 17
 Testicular 24%, N = 10
 Head and Neck 17%, N = 7
 Bladder 5%, N = 2
 Lung 5%, N = 2
 Thymoma 5%, N = 2
 Adrenal 2%, N = 1
 Gallbladder 2%, N = 1
Cancer Stage
 No evidence of disease 7%, N = 3
 Locally recurrent 33%, N = 14
 Distant metastasis 50%, N = 21
Physician ECOG
 Level 0 54%, N = 22
 Level 1 44%, N = 18
 Level 2 2%, N = 1
Patient ECOG
 Level 0 34%, N = 11
 Level 1 50%, N = 16
 Level 2 13%, N = 4
 Level 3 3%, N = 1
PROsa (M, SD, range)
 Physical Function 43.9 (7.0), 29–62
 Fatigue 53.1 (8.1), 34–66
 Sleep Disturbance 51.5 (7.6), 30–69
 Social Isolation 46.1 (7.1), 34–62
  1. Rounding and missing data account for sums not always equal to 100
  2. aGeneral population PROMIS® scale t-scores have mean = 50, SD = 10; higher scores reflect higher level of construct