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Table 4 Nutrition status of participants by demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Nutritional status of cancer outpatients using scored patient generated subjective global assessment in two cancer treatment centers, Nairobi, Kenya

Variables Description SGA-A
n(%)
SGA-B
n(%)
SGA-C
n(%)
PVALUE
PGSGA Score Classification Reassurance 78(24) 3(3.2) 0(0) <0.001
Nutrition Education 57(17.5) 10(10.8) 0(0)
Symptom Management 120(36.9) 37(39.8) 7(13.2)
Critical Care 70(21.5) 43(46.2) 46(86.8)
Sex Male 67(20.6) 37(39.8) 29(54.7) <0.001
Female 258(79.4) 56(60.2) 24(45.3)
Cancer Staging stage 0 3(0.9) 0(0) 0(0) 0.002
stage 1 46(14.5) 13(14.8) 10(19.6)
stage 2 100(31.5) 16(18.2) 8(15.7)
stage 3 93(29.3) 17(19.3) 14(27.5)
Stage 4 63(19.9) 33(37.5) 15(29.4)
Typeof cancer Lip, oral cavity and pharynx 55(16.9) 23(24.7) 9(17) <0.001
Digestive organs 48(14.8) 25(26.9) 26(49.1)
Respiratory organs 2(0.6) 3(3.2) 2(3.8)
Bone, cartilage, melanoma 8(2.5) 5(5.4) 3(5.7)
Breast 121(37.2) 15(16.1) 4(7.5)
Female genital 81(24.9) 20(21.5) 7(13.2)
Haematopoietic 4(1,2) 2(2.2) 2(3.8)
Kaposi sarcoma 6(1.8) 0(0) 0(0)