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Table 1 Basic characteristics of studied participants

From: Any difference? Use of a CAM provider among cancer patients, coronary heart disease (CHD) patients and individuals with no cancer/CHD

  Cancer (n = 331) CHD (n = 579) No cancer/CHD (n = 5681)
Mean age, years (range) 66.6 (30-84) 68.9 (39-85) 57.12 (29-87)
Median age 67 69.5 60
Percentage of women 60.1% 36.1 55.0%
Years of education (mean) 9.9 9.1 11.2
Self-reported poor health 47.1 61.6% 32.8%
Living with a spouse/partner 68.1% 68.9% 73.2%