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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the sample

From: Resilience and hope during advanced disease: a pilot study with metastatic colorectal cancer patients

  Number Percent
Gender
 Male 28 63.6
 Female 16 36.4
Civil state
 Married 33 75
 Single 2 4.5
 Divorced 7 16
 Widow/er 2 4.5
Years of formal schooling
 0-4 2 4.5
 5-8 3 7
 9-11 12 27.5
 12-14 5 11
  ≥ 15 22 50
Self-rated ability to reada
 Can read reasonably well 4 9.5
 Can read well 24 54.5
 Can read very well 15 34
Socio-economic stratum
 A1 1 2
 A2 14 32
 B1 14 32
 B2 12 27
 C1 3 7
Metastases
 Liver 28 64
 Lymph nodes 14 32
 Peritoneum 12 27
 Lung 7 16
 Pelvic organs 5 11
 Bone 2 5
 Adrenal gland 1 2
Comorbidities
 Hypertension 11 25
 Diabetes 6 14
 Depression 3 7
 Ischemic heart disease 2 5
 Stroke 1 2
 HIV+ 1 2
 Anxiety 1 2
 Fibromyalgia 1 2
 Dyslipidemia 1 2
 COPD 1 2
  1. aMissing information from one subject; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease