Table 2

Characteristics of study participants (N=20)

CharacteristicMedian (IQR) or N (%)
Age
 Continuous, years73.3 (69.3–77.2)
 Categorical, %
  65.0–74.914 (70)
  ≥75.06 (30)
Sex, %
 Male13 (65)
 Female7 (35)
Race, %
 White17 (85)
 Black2 (10)
 Other1 (5)
Ethnicity, %
 Non-Hispanic19 (95)
 Hispanic1 (5)
Type of cancer, %
 Pancreatic13 (65)
 Oesophageal3 (15)
 Gastric2 (10)
 Colorectal2 (10)
Site(s) of metastases, %
 Liver16 (80)
 Lung5 (25)
 Peritoneum4 (20)
 Other2 (10)
ECOG performance status, %
 03 (15)
 114 (70)
 22 (10)
 Not available1 (5)
Handgrip strength, kg32.5 (26.0–36.0)
400 m walk time, min5.5 (4.9–6.5)
SPPB total score, 0–1211 (10–12)
4 m gait speed, m/s1.0 (0.9–1.3)
SF-36 quality of life, 0–100
 Physical health subscale50.0 (30.6–67.5)
 Mental health subscale47.5 (36.6–57.5)
FACT-G, 0–10064.0 (33.7–82.5)
  • ECOG, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group; FACT-G, Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy; SF-36, Medical Outcome Survey Short Form; SPPB, Short Physical Performance Battery.