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Table 1 Patients’ and disease characteristics (n = 64)

From: Anxiety, depression and perceived stress among breast cancer patients: single institute experience

VariableMean ± SD, range
Age52.29 ± 11.64, 30.0–75.0
Family members5 ± 2, 1–13
Number of children4 ± 2, 0–11
VariableNo. (%)
Marital status
 Never married4 (6.3)
 Married47 ( 73.4)
 Widow13 (20.3)
Residence
 Rural14 (21.9)
 Urban50 (78.1)
Education of the patients
 Illiterate32 (50.0)
 Secondary29 (45.3)
 Higher3 (4.7)
Education of the husband
 Illiterate26 (40.6)
 Secondary33 (51.6)
 Higher5 (7.8)
Occupation
 Housewife (n = 61)61 (95.3)
 Working (n = 3)3 (4.7)
Occupation of the husband
 Manual worker43 (67.2)
 Employee12 (18.8)
 Retired9 (14.0)
Income
 Enough17 (26.6)
 Not enough47 (73.4)
Medical comorbidity
 Present18 (28.1)
 Absent46 (71.9)
Menopausal
 Premenopausal36 ( 56.3)
 Postmenopausal28 (43.8)
Family history psychiatric disorder
 Yes6 (9.4)
 No58 (90.6)
Disease characteristicsNo. (%)
Stage
 I5 (7.8)
 II16 (25.0)
 III32 (50.0)
 IV11 (17.2)
Surgery
 MRM46 (71.9)
 CS7 (10.9)
 No surgery11 (17.2)