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Table 1 Participant and study characteristics

From: Factors related to dropout in integrative oncology clinical trials: interim analysis of an ongoing comparative effectiveness trial of mindfulness-based cancer recovery and Tai chi/Qigong for cancer health (The MATCH study)

Variable Frequency (%)
 Age (years) [Mean (SD)] 60.50 (11.57)
  < 45 57 (21)
  46–60 103 (38)
  61–75 94 (34)
  > 76 19 (7)
 Sex
  Females 209 (77)
 Years of education [Mean (SD)] 15.64 (4.32)
 Employment
  Unemployed/Disability 26 (12.5)
  Retired 71 (37.0)
  Employed (part or Full time) 105 (50.5)
 Distress scores (range 4–10) (mean 5.39 ± [1.38]
  4 97 (35.5)
  5–6 111 (40.5)
  > 7 26 (24)
 Marital status
  Single/divorced/widowed 66 (31.7)
  Married/Co-habitation 142 (68.3)
 Group allocation
  MBCR 125 (46.8)
  TCQ 142 (53.2)
 Preference allocation
  Preference 208 (76.5)
  Randomized 64 (23.5)
 Cohort allocation
  Immediate 179 (65.6)
  Delayed 94 (34.4)