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Table 2 Participant baseline characteristics

From: Patient education integrated with acupuncture for relief of cancer-related fatigue randomized controlled feasibility study

  Number of Patients  
Characteristic Treatment group
(n = 5)
Control group
(n = 7)
p-value
(two-tailed)
BFI 06.33 (1.39) 06.00 (1.09) 0.65
Age, years 55.00 (6.40) 53.00 (7.20) 0.58
Race    0.58
   White 4 4  
   Black or African American 1 3  
Income    0.47
   < $20,000 0 2  
   $20,000 or higher 5 5  
Marital status    ~0.99
   Married or cohabiting 3 4  
   Single/divorced/separated 2 3  
Employment status    0.58
   Employed 4 4  
   Unemployed 1 3  
Chemotherapy    0.58
   Yes 4 4  
   No 1 3  
Radiation therapy    0.24
   Yes 4 2  
   No 1 5  
Hormone therapy    0.22
   Yes 3 1  
   No 2 6  
Severe pain    0.29
   Yes 1 4  
   No 4 3  
  1. Note: p-values are from independent group t-tests.