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Table 1 Demographic details of participants and those who declined participation

From: Autonomic dysfunction in patients with advanced cancer; prevalence, clinical correlates and challenges in assessment

  Participants
(n = 185)
Declined
(n = 239)
Analysis
Gender Male (%) 52.4 50.2 χ2 = 0.2, 1df
p = 0.65
Age (years) 68 ± 12.6 68.3 ± 13.1 t = 0.12,
p = 0.9
Cancer diagnosis (%)    
Bronchial 18.4 23.4 χ2 = 5.7,
Breast 14.1 12.1 9df
Lower GI 14.1 13.8 p = 0.8
Upper GI 11.4 10.9  
Prostate 9.7 7.1  
Gynaecological 7 6.3  
Pancreatic/hepatobiliary 6.5 8.8  
Urological not prostate 5.4 4.6  
Brain 2.7 0.8  
Other 10.8 12.1