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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents and non-respondents

From: Physical function and associations with diet and exercise: Results of a cross-sectional survey among elders with breast or prostate cancer

Characteristic Respondents (n = 688) Non-Respondents (n = 1322) P-value
Age (years)
   Mean (sd) 71.4 (5.0) 73.0 (5.9) <.0001
   Range 60 – 94 64 – 96  
Race [% (N)]
   White 83.4% (574) 75.0% (991) <.0001
   African American 12.4% (85) 21.0% (278)  
   Other/Unknown 4.2% (29) 4.0% (53)  
Gender [% (N)]
   Female 41.6% (286) 52.7% (696) <.0001
   Male 58.4% (402) 47.4% (626)  
Time Elapsed Since Diagnosed (months)
   Mean (sd) 10.8(4.9) 11.3 (5.8) .046
   Distribution [%/(N)]
   0 – 3 months post-diagnosis 9.2% (63) 11.4% (151)  
   >3 – 6 months post-diagnosis 8.9% (61) 10.1% (134)  
   >6 – 9 months post-diagnosis 24.0% (165) 17.4% (230)  
   >9 – 12 months post-diagnosis 21.8% (150) 20.7% (274)  
   >12 – 15 months post-diagnosis 18.0% (124) 15.9% (210)  
   15+ months post-diagnosis 18.2% (125) 24.4% (323)