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Table 1 Sociodemographics and health characteristics of patients

From: Sociodemographic and health factors associated with the risk of financial catastrophe when informal care for patients with haematological neoplasms is replaced by formal care

Static variables %
Gender
 Male 51.22
 Female 48.78
Age (Mean (SD); Mín-Máx) 46.42 (13.93); 17–67
Marital Status
 Married 65.85
 Single 24.39
 Widow 2.44
 Separated/divorced 7.32
Educational level
 Low level (primary school incomplete, primary or equivalent) 37.40
 Middle level (secondary school/ middle level professional) 33.33
 High (University degree or equivalent) 29.27
Diagnosis
 Acute leukemia 26.02
 Hodgkin lymphoma/No Hodgkin lymphoma 32.52
 Multiple mieloma 29.27
 Other 12.20
Dinamic variables
  Stage 1: Pretrasplantation Stage 2: 1° year after trasplantation Stage 3: 2°-6° year after trasplantation
Self-perceived health status
 Very bad/bad/regular 79,67 60,98 37,40
 Good / very good 20,33 39,02 62,60
Work status
 Employed (Employed for others, autonomous) 69,92% 27,64% 21,14%
 Unemployed 5,69% 12,20% 10,57%
Receiving earnings-related pension 6,50% 38,21% 52,03%
Other situations (Housework, student, other) 17,89% 21,95% 16,26%
Monthly household income (€)
(Mean (SD))
1732.11 (1192.28) 1683.33 (1088.01) 1801.22 (1220.19)
Monthly informal care hours received (Mean (SD)) 233.66 (141.30) 190.98 (145.11) 58.54 (101.98)
Value of informal care (Monthly €)
 Proxy Good Method (9 €/h) (Mean (SD)) 2192.03 (112.35) 1791.61 (118.14) 701.69 (109.46)
 Proxy Good Method (11.5 €/h) (Mean (SD)) 2800.93 (143.55) 2289.28 (150.96) 549.15 (85.67)
 Proxy Good Method (14 €/h) (Mean (SD)) 3409.83 (174.76) 2786.95 (183.78) 854.24 (133.26)
  1. Note: SD Standard deviation