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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: The use of rehabilitation among patients with breast cancer: a retrospective longitudinal cohort study

Characteristics Rehabilitation non-users Rehabilitation users pvalued
Total % Total %
No. of patients 382   250   
Age      0.397
 Median (years) 51.5   52.8   
 < 40 39 10.2 21 8.4  
 40’s 118 30.9 81 32.4  
 50’s 136 35.6 77 30.8  
 60’s 54 14.1 48 19.2  
 > 70 35 9.2 23 9.2  
Insured amount a (US$/month)      0.645
 Total 103 27.0 60 24.0  
 Low income (1–605) 152 39.8 110 44.0  
 Middle income (606–1210) 80 20.9 54 21.6  
 High income (> 1210) 47 12.3 26 10.4  
Insured region      0.713
 Northern Taiwan 208 54.5 134 53.6  
 Central Taiwan 63 16.5 35 14.0  
 Southern Taiwan 102 26.7 73 29.2  
 Eastern Taiwan & Offshore islands 9 2.4 8 3.2  
Insured unit      0.713
 Employees of government, school, enterprises or institutions 108 28.3 61 24.4  
 Members of occupational unions & foreign crew 86 22.5 63 25.2  
 Farmers & fishermen 44 11.5 34 13.6  
 Low-income households 4 1.0 3 1.2  
 Veterans & other regional populationb 37 9.7 29 11.6  
 Dependentc 103 27.0 60 24.0  
  1. aAmount of income on which premiums are levied based on a payroll bracket table.
  2. bAll family members are unemployed and non-low-income households.
  3. cUnemployed or younger than 20 years with an insured family member.
  4. dPearson’s chi-squared test.