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Table 1 Descriptive sample characteristics

From: Prevalence and determinants of anxiety and depression in long-term breast cancer survivors

Variable Time of measurementa, source Options n (%)
Anxiety T4, survey n (%) 164 (100)
Mean (standard deviation) 8.4 (2.0)
Range 3.5–14
T3, survey n (%) 164 (89.1)
Mean (standard deviation) 6.0 (3.8)
Range 0–18
Depression T4, survey n (%) 164 (100)
Mean (standard deviation) 7.5 (1.9)
Range 4–15
T3, survey n (%) 164 (89.1)
Mean (standard deviation) 3.1 (3.1)
Range 0–15
Age T4, survey Under 50 years 17 (10.4)
50 to 59 years 91 (55.5)
60 to 69 years 49 (29.9)
70 to 79 years 5 (3.1)
Missing 2 (1.2)
Vocational training T1, survey No vocational training 6 (3.7)
General vocational training 92 (56.1)
Specialised training or training for master craftsmanship 18 (11.0)
University (of applied sciences) degree 46 (28.1)
Missing 2 (1.2)
Living together with a partner T4, survey No 31 (18.9)
Yes 132 (80.5)
Missing 1 (0.6)
Children T4, survey No 27 (16.5)
Yes 131 (79.9)
Missing 6 (3.7)
UICC TNM stage T1, clinical tumor documentation 0 11 (6.7)
1 65 (39.6)
2 54 (32.9)
3 and 4 11 (6.7)
Missing 23 (14.0)
Type of surgery T1, clinical tumor documentation Breast-conserving surgery 120 (73.2)
Mastectomy 32 (19.5)
MIssing 12 (7.3)
Number of comorbidities T4, survey 0 74 (45.1)
1 50 (30.5)
2 and more 40 (24.4)
Cancer recurrence T4, survey No 129 (78.7)
Yes 34 (20.7)
Missing 1 (0.6)
  1. aTime of measurement: T1 = during post-operative hospital stay; T2 = ten weeks after diagnosis; T3 = 40 weeks after diagnosis; T4 = five to six years after diagnosis