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Table 1 Characteristics of questionnaire survey responders (n = 289)

From: Is seeing a specialist nurse associated with positive experiences of care? The role and value of specialist nurses in prostate cancer care

   Saw specialist nurse number (%) Did not see specialist nurse number (%) Total number (%)
Age up to 54 6 (2.4) 0 6 (2.1)
  55–64 83 (32.9) 7 (18.9) 90 (31.1)
  65–74 121 (48.0) 14 (37.8) 135 (46.7)
  75 or over 29 (11.5) 16 (43.2) 45 (15.6)
Ethnicity White 211 (83.7) 35 (94.9) 246 (85.1)
  South Asian 5 (2.0) 2 (5.4) 7 (2.4)
  African/Caribbean 21 (8.3) 0 21 (7.3)
  Other 1 (0.4) 0 1 (0.3)
Stage of disease/treatment Newly diagnosed (not yet treated) 0 0 0
  Being actively monitored without treatment 38 (15.1) 10 (27.0) 48 (16.6)
  Had curative treatment (e.g. prostatectomy, radiotherapy) 147 (58.3) 14 (37.8) 161 (55.7)
  Having hormone therapy 52 (20.6) 11 (29.7) 63 (21.8)