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Table 2 Characteristics of interviewed patients (n = 35)

From: Is seeing a specialist nurse associated with positive experiences of care? The role and value of specialist nurses in prostate cancer care

   Total number (%)
Age up to 54 5 (14.3)
  55–70 13 (37.1)
  70 or over 17 (48.6)
Ethnicity White 26 (74.3)
  South Asian 4 (11.4)
  African/Caribbean 5 (14.3)
Stage of disease/treatment Newly diagnosed (not yet treated) 3 (8.6)
  Being actively monitored without treatment 7 (20.0)
  Had curative treatment (e.g. prostatectomy, radiotherapy) 17 (48.6)
  Having hormone therapy 8 (22.9)