Table 2

The mean values of the answer scores to question 2 section A: when and why patients who are inoperable because of the cancer itself become inoperable

BelgiumGreeceSwitzerlandUKp‐value*SurgeonsOthersp‐value**All
Patients461910314651263314
Distant metastasis1.21.31.11.20.861.21.20.571.2
Local disease, no metastases1.11.01.01.40.0021.11.20.671.2
Post symptom local spread0.81.00.70.90.050.70.80.341.2
Post symptom debility0.20.40.20.30.030.20.20.820.2
  • Data are presented as n unless otherwise stated

  • *: difference between countries

  • **: difference between surgeons versus the rest