International Journal of Breast Cancer

International Journal of Breast Cancer / 2017 / Article

Corrigendum | Open Access

Volume 2017 |Article ID 4935107 | 4 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4935107

Corrigendum to “Unmet Supportive Care Needs among Breast Cancer Survivors of Community-Based Support Group in Kuching, Sarawak”

Received11 Jan 2017
Accepted27 Feb 2017
Published08 May 2017

In the article titled “Unmet Supportive Care Needs among Breast Cancer Survivors of Community-Based Support Group in Kuching, Sarawak” [1], an incomplete version of Table was incorrectly included. The complete version is shown in Table 5.


Mean (95% CI)
Supportive care need domains
Physical and daily livingPsychologicalSexualityPatient care and supportHealth system and information

Respondent age
 Below 60 years2.07 (1.89, 2.25)2.16 (2.01, 2.30)1.77 (1.58, 1.95)2.02 (1.87, 2.18)2.52 (2.29, 2.74)
 60 years and older1.75 (1.60, 1.89)1.82 (1.69, 1.96)1.31 (1.17, 1.45)1.81 (1.69, 1.93)2.44 (2.21, 2.67)
value0.0090.0020.0000.0380.643
Ethnicity
 Chinese1.84 (1.71, 1.97)1.96 (1.84, 2.07)1.48 (1.33, 1.64)1.87 (1.76, 1.99)2.48 (2.29, 2.66)
 Malays and Sarawak indigenous group2.18 (1.89, 2.47)2.16 (1.91, 2.41)1.81 (1.58, 2.04)2.10 (1.89, 2.31)2.50 (2.18, 2.82)
value0.0170.0950.0280.0510.898
Marital status
 Married1.96 (1.80, 2.11)2.00 (1.89, 2.11)1.69 (1.54, 1.84)1.92 (1.82, 2.02)2.50 (2.33, 2.67)
 Never married/widowed/divorced/permanently separated1.82 (1.68, 1.96)2.05 (1.76, 2.34)1.11 (0.97, 1.25)1.98 (1.65, 2.31)2.42 (1.98, 2.86)
value0.1810.7250.0000.7140.710
Cohabitation status
 Lives alone or with 1 other person1.86 (1.63, 2.10)1.92 (1.68, 2.17)1.42 (1.17, 1.68)1.92 (1.66, 2.17)2.40 (1.96, 2.85)
 Stays with 2 to 4 other persons1.96 (1.78, 2.14)2.03 (1.90, 2.16)1.69 (1.51, 1.87)1.90 (1.78, 2.02)2.51 (2.32, 2.71)
 Stays with 5 or more other persons1.91 (1.66, 2.15)2.05 (1.78, 2.32)1.39 (1.13, 1.66)2.04 (1.78, 2.29)2.48 (2.13, 2.83)
value0.8270.6780.0970.5550.866
Household income
 Equal or less than RM 30001.94 (1.73, 2.15)1.99 (1.78, 2.21)1.36 (1.18, 1.55)1.96 (1.75, 2.17)2.34 (2.07, 2.62)
 RM 3001–50002.05 (1.87, 2.22)2.01 (1.88, 2.14)1.62 (1.46, 1.78)1.91 (1.79, 2.03)2.39 (2.19, 2.60)
 More than RM 50001.70 (1.41, 2.00)2.04 (1.77, 2.30)1.73 (1.36, 2.11)1.94 (1.69, 2.18)2.82 (2.42, 3.21)
value0.0890.9570.0800.9380.050
Formal education
 Primary education1.87 (1.60, 2.14)1.71 (1.51, 1.91)1.33 (1.11, 1.55)1.76 (1.57, 1.95)2.37 (2.06, 2.69)
 Secondary education1.94 (1.78, 2.09)2.05 (1.94, 2.17)1.52 (1.39, 1.65)1.90 (1.79, 2.00)2.35 (2.19, 2.51)
 Postsecondary or tertiary education1.95 (1.59, 2.31)2.19 (1.85, 2.53)1.95 (1.49, 2.41)2.21 (1.86, 2.56)3.00 (2.44, 3.55)
value0.901
Employment status
 Unemployed1.99 (1.68, 2.29)2.18 (1.93, 2.42)1.78 (1.46, 2.09)2.13 (1.89, 2.38)2.71 (2.34, 3.09)
 Employed1.90 (1.78, 2.03)1.94 (1.83, 2.05)1.48 (1.35, 1.60)1.85 (1.75, 1.94)2.39 (2.22, 2.55)
value0.5320.0420.0810.0340.111
Age at diagnosis (years)
 Less than 501.87 (1.68, 2.07)2.10 (1.92, 2.27)1.67 (1.44, 1.91)1.97 (1.79, 2.15)2.53 (2.27, 2.78)
 50 and older1.97 (1.81, 2.13)1.94 (1.81, 2.07)1.48 (1.35, 1.61)1.90 (1.79, 2.01)2.44 (2.24, 2.65)
value0.4380.1450.1510.4590.606
Duration of survivorship (years)
 5 or less2.25 (2.03, 2.46)2.26 (2.12, 2.41)1.77 (1.52, 2.01)2.11 (1.95, 2.27)2.64 (2.38, 2.91)
 More than 51.74 (1.61, 1.87)1.86 (1.73, 2.00)1.45 (1.31, 1.60)1.83 (1.71, 1.95)2.39 (2.19, 2.59)
value0.0000.0000.0190.0080.124
Current treatment status
 No current active treatment1.77 (1.65, 1.90)1.90 (1.77, 2.02)1.47 (1.34, 1.61)1.84 (1.72, 1.95)2.37 (2.19, 2.55)
 Undergoing active treatment2.33 (2.07, 2.58)2.31 (2.16, 2.46)1.81 (1.51, 2.11)2.19 (2.00, 2.37)2.78 (2.48, 3.09)
value0.0000.0000.0200.0020.019
Cancer stage at time of diagnosis
 Early stage (Stages I & II)1.94 (1.79, 2.10)2.01 (1.89, 2.12)1.59 (1.44, 1.74)1.92 (1.81, 2.04)2.48 (2.30, 2.66)
 Later stage (Stages III & IV)1.92 (1.75, 2.08)1.94 (1.73, 2.16)1.58 (1.31, 1.85)1.92 (1.67, 2.16)2.42 (1.98, 2.85)
value0.8600.6270.9640.9490.752

Bonferroni Post-Hoc Test. vs secondary education, ; Primary vs post-secondary or tertiary education, , vs post-secondary or tertiary education, ; Secondary vs post-secondary or tertiary education, , vs post-secondary or tertiary education, ; Secondary vs post-secondary or tertiary education, , vs post-secondary or tertiary education, ; Secondary vs post-secondary or tertiary education, , of respondents included, , as 3 respondents could not recall their cancer stage at time of diagnosis. Domain mean score adjusted according to .

Accordingly, the sentence “Respondents with primary education level reported a significantly lower domain mean score compared to those with postsecondary or tertiary education level across the domains of physical and daily living (1.71 versus 2.19, ), sexuality (1.33 versus 1.95, ), patient care and support (1.76 versus 2.21, ), and health system and information (2.37 versus 3.00, )” in the Results section should be changed to “Respondents with primary education level reported a significantly lower domain mean score compared to those with postsecondary or tertiary education level across the domains of psychological (1.71 versus 2.19, ), sexuality (1.33 versus 1.95, ), patient care and support (1.76 versus 2.21, ), and health system and information (2.37 versus 3.00, ).

References

  1. E. J. Fong and W. L. Cheah, “Unmet supportive care needs among breast cancer survivors of community-based support group in Kuching, Sarawak,” International Journal of Breast Cancer, vol. 2016, Article ID 7297813, 9 pages, 2016. View at: Publisher Site | Google Scholar

Copyright © 2017 Emmanuel Joseph Fong and Whye Lian Cheah. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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