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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Relation between personality dimensions and symptomatology of depression in skin cancer patients

Characteristic   n Percentage
Age 30–59 10 21.3
60–90 37 78.7
Total 47 100
Gender Female 26 55.3
Male 21 44.7
Total 47 100
Marital status Single 7 14.9
Married 34 72.4
Divorced 1 2.1
Widowed 5 10.6
Total 47 100
Occupation Farm workers 13 27.7
Home maker 23 48.9
Retired 7 14.9
Other 4 8.5
Total 47 100
Fitzpatrick Phototypes I 2 4.2
II 24 51.2
III 20 42.5
IV 1 2.1
Total 47 100
Diagnosis of skin cancer Melanoma 2 4.3
BCC 33 70.2
SCC 11 23.4
BCC/SCC 1 2.1
Total 47 100
Location Head/Neck 32 68.2
Back/chest 0 0
Limbs (arms/legs) 2 4.2
Missing 13 27.6
Total 47 100
Recurrence Yes 9 19.1
No 28 59.6
Missing 10 21.3
Total 47 100
  1. Notes: BCC basal cell carcinomas, SCC squamous cell carcinomas