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Table 2 History of Use of Sen-Sei-Ro Reported by 782 Survey Respondents

From: Measuring perceived effects of drinking an extract of basidiomycetes Agaricus blazei murill: a survey of Japanese consumers with cancer

Characteristic Number Percent
How long have you been taking "Sen-Sei-Ro? (median: more than a year)  
Less than a month 9 1.2
1–3 months 57 7.3
3–6 months 108 13.9
6 months- 1 year 172 22.1
More than 1 year 432 55.5
When did you start drinking "Sen-Sei-Ro?" (median: after starting treatment)  
Before the cancer diagnosis 22 2.9
At the time of cancer diagnosis (before surgery or chemotherapy) 218 28.4
After starting the treatment (surgery or chemotherapy) 266 34
After completion of treatment (surgery or chemotherapy) 262 34.1
What best describes your situation? (median: every day)  
Drink it every day (routinely) 644 84.4
Drink while I am undergoing cancer treatment 71 9.3
Drink when I am feeling poorly, tired, and weak) 22 2.9
Drink when I am feeling worried about my cancer) 26 3.4
How many packs do you drink, on the average, per week? (median: 1 pack/day)  
Less than 7 packs (less than 1/day) 49 6.4
7 packs (1 pack/day) 369 48.4
2 packs/day 195 25.6
3 packs/day 126 16.5
4 or more packs/day 24 3.1