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Table 1 Descriptive Data

From: Validation of the English and simplified Mandarin versions of the Fear of Progression Questionnaire – Short Form in Chinese cancer survivors

Socio-demographic and Medical VariablesMean (SD)/ N (%a)
Age55.32 (11.13)
Gender
 Male67 (19.6)
 Female274 (80.4)
Race
 Chinese271 (79.5)
 Malay37 (10.9)
 Indian20 (5.9)
 Others12 (3.5)
Marital Status
 Single49 (14.4)
 Married243 (71.3)
 Divorced/ Separated23 (6.7)
 Widowed23 (6.7)
Education
 No Formal Education11 (3.2)
 Primary Education59 (17.3)
 Secondary/ GCE ‘N’/‘O’ Levels/ Vocational Education152 (44.6)
 GCE ‘A’ Levels/ Polytechnic Diploma58 (17.0)
 Bachelor’s Degree47 (13.8)
 Postgraduate Education10 (2.9)
Occupation
 Full-time144 (42.2)
 Part-time49 (14.4)
 Retired56 (16.4)
 Homemaker82 (24.0)
Cancer Type
 Breast126 (37.0)
 Gynecological93 (27.3)
 Gastro-intestinal47 (13.8)
 NPC/ Throat/ Oral14 (4.1)
 Hemotological/ Leukemia/ Lymphoma/ Myeloma11 (3.2)
 Lung11 (3.2)
 Brain2 (0.6)
 Pancreas1 (0.3)
 Others12 (3.5)
 Multi-site14 (4.1)
Cancer Stage
 Early (Stages 0–2)196 (57.4)
 Late (Stages 3–4)90 (26.4)
Underwent Chemotherapy
 Yes198 (58.1)
 No135 (39.6)
Underwent Radiotherapy
 Yes153 (44.9)
 No180 (52.8)
Underwent Surgery
 Yes244 (71.6)
 No89 (26.1)
  1. a Percentages might not add up to 100% due to missing data or rounding difference