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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of study sample

From: The cost of unresectable stage III or stage IV melanoma in Italy

  Italy population (N = 215)
Age at diagnosis (years) Mean SD
  55 13,9
Sex N %
Male 135 62,9%
Female 80 37,1%
Total receiving active systemic therapy N %
Overall 208 96,7%
First-line 147 68,4%
Second-line 112 52,1%
Third-line 41 19,1%
of which:   
any response to systematic therapy N %
Overall 89 42,8%
First-line 53 36,1%
Second-line 34 30,4%
Third-line 14 34,1%
Total follow-up time (months) Mean SD
Overall 17,5 13
First-line 9,9 10,7
Second-line 8,9 7,7
Third-line 7,7 6,7
Supportive care 4,9 5
Received supportive care N %
Total 24 11,2%
with at least one line of active systematic therapy 17 7,9%