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Table 1 PCDSCS Score and Respondent Characteristics

From: Cancer survivors’ perspectives on delivery of survivorship care by primary care physicians: an internet-based survey

Characteristic Patients Mean PCDSCS score P-value
No. %
Age     0.34
 18–39 69 21.2 57.8  
 40–64 203 62.5 58.6  
 65 or older 53 16.3 61.9  
Gender     0.92
 Male 58 16.5 59.6  
 Female 293 83.5 60.0  
Race     0.0035
 White 277 79.8 58.1  
 Non-White 70 20.2 67.0  
Education level     0.32
 Less than college 117 33.5 58.2  
 College degree (BA/BS) or higher 232 66.5 60.8  
Residence     0.062
 Urban 136 39.3 63.1  
 Suburban 151 43.6 56.8  
 Rural 59 17.1 59.1  
Country     0.0007
 United States 282 81.5 61.8  
 Outside United States 64 18.5 51.1  
Cancer type     0.75
 Breast 149 43.1 60.3  
 Non-breast 197 56.9 59.5  
Cancer center     0.65
 University-based 137 39.9 58.6  
 Community-based 150 43.7 61.1  
 Both 56 16.3 59.7  
Chemotherapy     0.55
 Yes 196 57.0 60.8  
 No 148 43.0 59.3  
Radiation therapy     0.018
 Yes 168 48.8 57.1  
 No 176 51.2 63.0  
Surgery     0.088
 Yes 212 61.6 58.5  
 No 132 38.4 62.8  
Hormone therapy     0.36
 Yes 106 30.8 58.4  
 No 238 69.2 60.9  
PCP visits per year     0.0015
 Fewer than 2 101 28.9 53.6  
 2 or more 248 71.1 62.2  
Trust in PCP     <0.001
 Low 138 39.2 43.5  
 Higher 214 60.8 70.3  
Care providers     0.059
 PCP/Internist 68 21.3 63.6  
 Oncologist 124 38.9 57.5  
 Combination 127 39.8 63.6  
Years known PCP     0.008
 Less than 1 year 63 18.5 52.5  
 1–4 years 108 31.8 64.6  
 5–9 years 76 22.4 60.3  
 10 or more years 93 27.4 58.5  
  1. Abbreviations: PCDSCS primary care delivery of survivorship care scale, PCP primary care physician, BA/BS bachelor of arts or bachelor of science