Characteristics of 45 patients interviewed about their lung cancer

CharacteristicNo of people
Age at interview:
40-509
51-6020
61-7011
71-804
80-901
Ethnicity:
White British44
Indian1
Type of work*:
Professional or higher managerial14
Other non-manual15
Skilled manual9
Manual7
Type of cancer:
Non-small cell14
Small cell10
Mesothelioma4
Not known to patients17
Source of recruitment:
Support group24
Chest physician, oncologist, or nurse specialist9
General practitioner7
Other5
  • * Includes those retired for medical reasons.

  • † Includes patients who volunteered after reading about DIPEx.