Table 1

Characteristics of questionnaire survey responders (n = 289)

Saw specialist nurse number (%)

Did not see specialist nurse number (%)

Total number (%)


Age

up to 54

6 (2.4)

0

6 (2.1)

55–64

83 (32.9)

7 (18.9)

90 (31.1)

65–74

121 (48.0)

14 (37.8)

135 (46.7)

75 or over

29 (11.5)

16 (43.2)

45 (15.6)

Ethnicity

White

211 (83.7)

35 (94.9)

246 (85.1)

South Asian

5 (2.0)

2 (5.4)

7 (2.4)

African/Caribbean

21 (8.3)

0

21 (7.3)

Other

1 (0.4)

0

1 (0.3)

Stage of disease/treatment

Newly diagnosed (not yet treated)

0

0

0

Being actively monitored without treatment

38 (15.1)

10 (27.0)

48 (16.6)

Had curative treatment (e.g. prostatectomy, radiotherapy)

147 (58.3)

14 (37.8)

161 (55.7)

Having hormone therapy

52 (20.6)

11 (29.7)

63 (21.8)


Tarrant et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:65   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-65

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