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Table 1 Characteristics of n = 72 tumor patients (ENT: ear, nose and throat)

From: Patient information in radiation oncology: a cross-sectional pilot study using the EORTC QLQ-INFO26 module

   overall cohort n = 72
   n %
diagnosis ENT 15 21
  uterus 3 4
  brain 6 8
  rectal 8 11
  lung 8 11
  esophagus/gastric 3 4
  breast 13 18
  prostate 6 8
  lymphoma 5 7
  brain metastasis 1 1
  others 4 6
sex male 43 60
  female 29 40
age <30 4 6
  40-49 10 14
  50-59 18 25
  60-69 19 26
  >69 21 29
education basic ("Volkschule/Hauptschule") 28 39
  intermediate("Mittlere Reife") 22 31
  high("Abitur") 4 6
  university degree 8 11