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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics (n = 151)

From: Evaluating psychometric properties of the Short Form Brief Pain Inventory Sinhala Version (SF BPI-Sin) among Sinhala speaking patients with cancer pain in Sri Lanka

  Frequency Percentage
Age
 Mean 54.6 (SD ± 13.2) Range 20–80
Gender   
 Male 79 52.3
 Female 72 47.7
Race   
 Sinhala 133 88
 Tamil 10 6.6
 Muslim 3 2
 Burger 4 2.6
 Malay 1 0.7
Level of education   
 Not attended to school 11 7.2
 Up to grade 5 54 35.7
 Up to grade 11 50 33.1
 Up to grade 13 33 21.9
 Graduate 2 1.3
 Post graduate 1 0.7
Marital status   
 Single 13 8.6
 Married 111 73.5
 Divorced 4 2.6
 Living together 1 0.7
 Widow 22 14.6
Cancer diagnosis   
 Uro-genital 38 25.2
 Gastro-intestinal 36 23.8
 Oro-facial 31 20.5
 Other 17 11.3
 Lung 14 9.3
 Breast 9 6
 Blood 6 4