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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of colorectal cancer patients at inclusion, Morocco, 2009–2011

From: Quality of life of early stage colorectal cancer patients in Morocco

  No (total 294) %
Age (median) 56 years (range : 21–88)
Sex
 • Male 159 54.1
 • Female 135 45.9
Living environment
 • Urban 204 78.2
 • Rural 57 21.8
Residency
 • Casablanca 29 10.2
 • Rabat 33 11.6
 • Agadir 9 3.2
 • Meknes 9 3.2
 • Kenitra 9 3.2
 • Marrakech 35 12.3
 • Others 170 57.9
Education
 • Illiterate 144 49.0
 • Primary school 55 18.7
 • College 73 24.8
 • High school 22 7.5
Marital status
 • Single 32 10.9
 • Married 235 80
 • Divorced 10 3.4
 • Widower 17 5.8
Professional Status
 • Working 96 32.7
 • Retired 41 13.9
 • Without profession 49 16.7
 • Housewife 106 36.1
 • Student 2 0.7
Socioeconomic Status
 • Low 142 48.3
 • Intermediate 141 48.0
 • High 11 3.7
Medical insurance
 • Public health-insurance 108 36.7
 • Private insurance 10 3.4
 • No medical insurance 176 59.9