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Table 1 Characteristics of patients who completed the PREM questionnaire

From: Patients’ experience of communication and handling of symptomatic adverse events in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy

 ePRO
n = 191
Usual care
n = 248
Median age (range) in years53 (29–76)54 (22–82)
Highest attained education, n (%)
 Basic or high school17 (8.9)33 (13.3)
 Vocational education43 (22.5)62 (25)
 Higher education, 2–4 yrs110 (57.6)122 (49.2)
 Higher education, ≥5 yrs19 (9.9)18 (7.3)
 Other2 (1.0)11 (4.4)
 Missing0 (0)2 (0.8)
Employment status, n (%)
 Student3 (1.6)3 (1.2)
 Working full time106 (55.5)107 (43.1)
 Working part time30 (15.7)39 (15.7)
 Unemployed6 (3.1)14 (5.6)
 Retired33 (17.3)59 (23.8)
 Other11 (5.8)25 (10.1)
 Missing2 (1.0)1 (0.4)
Marital status, n (%)
 Single29 (15.2)22 (8.9)
 Married or cohabiting145 (75.9)195 (78.6)
 Widowed4 (2.1)12 (4.8)
 Divorced or separated13 (6.8)18 (7.3)
 Missing0 (0)1 (0.4)