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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 245 enrolled cancer patients

From: Cross-cultural validation of health literacy measurement tools in Italian oncology patients

Characteristics N (%)
Sex
 Male 92 (37.6)
 Female 153 (62.4)
Age (years)
 18–45 54 (22.0)
 46–49 35 (14.3)
 50–54 49 (20.0)
 55–59 49 (20.0)
 60–65 58 (23.7)
 Median (min-max)   54 (18–65)
Education
 None/Primary school 16 (6.5)
 Secondary school 63 (25.7)
 High school 124 (50.6)
 University or higher 42 (17.1)
Marital status
 Single/Widowed/Divorced 64 (26.1)
 Married/Cohabitant 181 (73.9)
Geographic area
 Northern Italy 101 (41.2)
 Central Italy 114 (46.5)
 Southern Italy 30 (12.2)