Table 4

Severity of Baseline Fatigue by Patient Characterstics
N Mean (SD) Median p-value
Gender 0.07
 Female 859 6.16 (2.4) 6
 Male 918 5.97 (2.38) 6
Race 0.11
 White 1009 6.22 (2.27) 6
 Black 155 6.36 (2.44) 7
 Hispanic 142 5.86 (2.13) 6
 Asian 48 5.83 (2.68) 6
Cancer Site 0.32
 Breast 93 6.48 (2.2) 7
 Gastrointestinal 280 6.23 (2.36) 6
 Genitourinary 162 5.99 (2.36) 6
 Gynecological 120 6.43 (2.44) 7
 Head and Neck, Lung 472 6.12 (2.23) 6
 Sarcoma 68 5.79 (2.34) 5.5
 Other 176 6.18 (2.32) 6
Anemia 0.09
 No 1112(83.4%) 6.02 (2.39) 6
 Yes 314(10.7%) 6.26 (2.43) 7
Low Albumin 0.0003
 No 986(89.3%) 6 (2.43) 6
 Yes 192(10.7%) 6.69 (2.33) 7
Alcoholic 0.18
 No 1044(85%) 6.09 (2.43) 6
 Yes 184(15%) 6.34 (2.31) 7

Yennu et al.

Yennu et al. BMC Palliative Care 2012 11:16   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-11-16

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