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Table 1 Characteristics of MPN patients

From: Patient perspectives of a diagnosis of myeloproliferative neoplasm in a case control study

  Polycythemia vera Essential thrombocythemia Primary myelofibrosis
Location
 Southampton 24 (64.9 %) 31 (56.4 %) 11 (78.6 %)
 Belfast 13 (35.1 %) 24 (43.6 %) 3 (21.4 %)
Gender
 Male 13 (35.1 %) 19 (34.6 %) 10 (71.4 %)
 Female 24 (64.9 %) 36 (65.5 %) 4 (28.6 %)
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 62.1 (13.2) 63.2 (13.4) 66.9 (4.2)
Education
 Pre-University 25 (67.6 %) 37 (67.3 %) 12 (85.7 %)
 University 12 (32.4 %) 16 (29.1 %) 2 (14.3 %)
 Did not report 0 2 (3.6 %) 0