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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of cohort

From: Effect of myocardial dysfunction in cardiac morbidity and all cause mortality in childhood cancer subjects treated with anthracycline therapy

  Alive Expired
Characteristics (n = 460) (n = 71)
Sex   
 Male 244 44
 Female 216 27
Age at first cancer diagnosis,a years   
 0–2 111 11
 3–6 126 13
 7–10 65 8
 11–15 86 27
  > 15 64 8
Survival time after diagnosis,a years   
 0–5 72 52
 6–10 142 10
 11–15 102 3
  > 15 136 2
Total cumulative dose anthracyclines,b mg/m2   
 5–158 238 20
 159–240 104 7
 241–390 74 14
  ≥ 400 18 14
Radiation Therapy to the Chest   
 Yes 56 11
 No 404 60
First cancer diagnosis   
 Leukemia 230 27
 Lymphoma 108 6
 Solid Tumor 117 37
 Unknown diagnosis 5 1
  1. aDate of diagnosis only confirmed on 452/460 alive and 67/71 expired subjects
  2. bTotal cumulative dose information only confirmed on 434/460 alive and 55/71 expired subjects