Table 1

Demographic characteristics of enrolled subjects (N = 124)

Variable

Category

Frequency (n)

Percent


Gender

Male

95

77%

Female

29

23%


Education

<= 8th grade

3

2%

12th grade

54

44%

Associated degree

32

26%

>= Bachelor's degree

30

24%

Missing

5

4%


Ethnicity

Caucasian

109

88%

African American

3

2%

Hispanic

4

3%

Asian

3

2%

Other

5

4%


Cancer Stage (Current)

Stage I

22

18%

Stage II

17

14%

Stage III

15

12%

Stage IV

62

50%

Missing

8

6.5%


Surgery

No

38

31%

Yes

85

69%

Missing

1

1%


Chemotherapy

No

91

73%

Yes

31

25%

Missing

2

2%


Radiation Therapy

Yes

124

100%


Origin of Pain

Tumor-related

26

21%

Treatment-related

66

53%

Both

24

19%

Unknown

8

6%


Epstein et al. Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:26   doi:10.1186/1758-3284-1-26

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