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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants: Users and Nonusers of CAM (N = 115)

From: Use of complementary/alternative therapies by women with advanced-stage breast cancer

  Nonuser User P
Age, mean. years 44.9 46.3 0.44
Marital status, % married 74.2 70.2 0.81
Ethnicity, % white 64.0 70.0 0.46
Years of Education 13.5 15.7 <.001
Household Income Category (1–9) 5.8 6.1 0.25
Number of members in household (excluding self) 2.3 2.0 0.54
  1. Discrete characteristics were compared by Chi square test or Fisher's exact tests. Continuous characteristics were compared by Wilcoxon rank sum test.