Table 2.

Joint distribution of medical specialty and demographic characteristics

Medical specialty
Other medical areaMedical oncologyUnknown
CharacteristicsNo. (%)No. (%)No. (%)P
Age0.917
 ≤40 yrs24 (31.2)36 (30.8)1 (1.9)
 41–50 yrs26 (33.8)35 (29.9)0 (0)
 >50 yrs27 (35.1)42 (35.9)0 (0)
 Unknown0 (0)4 (3.4)51 (98.1)
Gender0.002
 Male49 (63.6)42 (35.9)0 (0)
 Female28 (36.4)75 (64.1)1 (1.9)
 Unknown0 (0)0 (0)51 (98.1)
LEAB<0.001
 Lower tertile41 (53.2)24 (20.5)0 (0)
 Middle tertile16 (20.8)25 (21.4)0 (0)
 Higher tertile20 (26)67 (57.3)1 (1.9)
 Unknown0 (0)1 (0.9)51 (98.1)
Total77 (100.0)117 (100.0)52 (100.0)246
  • NOTE: P value of the χ2 test for independence.