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Table 1 Sample characteristics (n = 132)

From: Convergent and criterion validity of PROMIS anxiety measures relative to six legacy measures and a structured diagnostic interview for anxiety in cancer patients

Variable n %
Female 91 69
Marital status   
 Married/living as married 90 68
 Separated/divorced/widowed/never married 42 32
Time since diagnosis   
 0–12 months 49 37
 13–24 months 30 23
 More than 24 months 53 40
Cancer stage   
 Early 19 14
 Stage 2 or 3 30 23
 Advanced 23 15
 Could not determine from self-report 63 48
Cancer type   
 Breast 59 45
 Haematological 18 13
 Colorectal 16 12
 Lung 13 10
 Other 26 20
SCID diagnosis   
 Generalised anxiety disorder 15 11
 Specific phobia 13 10
 Social phobia 11 8
 Post-traumatic stress disorder 5 4
 Agoraphobia without panic 3 2
 Panic disorder 2 2
 Obsessive compulsive disorder 2 2
 Any anxiety disorder 37 28