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Table 7 Patient-nominated Negative Emotions During and After Grade 4 Episodes of Chemotherapy-induced Neutropenia

From: Experiencing neutropenia: Quality of life interviews with adult cancer patients

Patient-nominated Negative Emotions Frequency Per Interview (N = 100) n (%) Frequency Per Patient (N = 34) n (%)
Feeling down 21 (21%) 8 (24%)
Feeling irritable and frustrated 12 (12%) 7 (21%)
Crying more than usual 5 (5%) 4 (12%)
Feeling anxious 5 (5%) 5 (15%)
  1. Note: Thirty-four patients completed 100 interviews with each patient contributing between 1 and 4 interviews. To be included in the table, the complaint had to have been nominated within at least 5% of the interviews.