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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Impact of comorbidities and treatment burden on general well-being among women’s cancer survivors

  N %
Age
 55 years and younger 44 24.0
 56–63 years 48 26.2
 64–71 years 47 25.7
 72–89 years 44 24.0
 Total 183 100
Race
 White 167 91.2
 Other 16 8.8
 Total 183 100
Hispanic ethnicity 5 2.7
Marital status
 Married/living as married 125 68.3
  Single or divorced 58 31.6
  Total 183 100
Education
 Less than a high school education 15 8.1
 High school graduate 32 17
 Some college 23 13
 2-year college degree 25 14
 4- year college degree 33 18
 Some graduate work 9 5
 Completed professional, masters, PhD, or advanced graduate work 46 25
 Total 183 100
Employment status
 Working full-time 51 27.8
 Working part-time/not working 120 65.1
 Permanently disabled 12 6.5
 Total 183 100
Annual household income
 $0 - < $35,000 54 29.5
 $35,000 - < $75,000 44 24
 $75,000+ 65 35.4
 Not reported 20 10.9
 Total 183 100
Health insurance coverage
 Yes (any kind of coverage) 178 97.5
 No 5 2.7
 Total 183 100
Health literacy: how frequently need help with written materials from doctor or pharmacy
 Never or rarely 170 92.9
 Sometimes 8 4.4
 Often or always 5 2.7
 Total 183 100
Financial security
 Living comfortably on present income. 104 56.8
 Getting by on present income. 49 26.7
 Finding it difficult on present income. 16 8.7
 Finding it very difficult on present income. 12 6.5
 Not reported 2 1.1
 Total 183 100
Rural or urban residence
 Urban focused 98 53.5
 Rural or urban residence 85 46.4
 Total 183 100