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Table 1 Participants’ Demographics (n = 57)

From: Cancer physicians’ attitude towards treatment of the elderly cancer patient in a developed Asian country

Characteristics Number Percentage
Gender   
Male 36 63%
Female 21 37%
Age   
21–30 9 16%
31–40 35 61%
41–50 11 19%
51–60 2 4%
Specialty   
Haematologist 8 14%
Medical Oncologist 39 68%
Radiation Oncologist 10 18%
Institution   
Public 51 89%
Private 6 11%
Number of years in cancer practice   
1–5 yrs 37 65%
6–10 yrs 7 12%
>10 yrs 13 23%
Average number of patients per week   
5–25 17 30%
26–50 27 47%
51–70 5 9%
71–99 4 7%
≥100 4 7%
Percentage of patients > 65 years old   
15–30% 13 23%
31–60% 33 58%
61–70% 11 19%
71–100% 0 0%