Table 3

Proportion of family network dyads reporting family functioning relational ties for five HNPCC-carrier families, 1999–2000

Family functioning constructsFamily A (179 dyads)Family B (130 dyads)Family C1 (125 dyads)Family C2 (152 dyads)Family D (197 dyads)
Communication (+)a0.7040.5850.6880.6580.523
Communication (−)0.1000.1150.0960.0920.091
Cohesion (+)0.5080.5310.4400.5790.376
Cohesion (−)0.0280.1230.0080.0130.056
Affective involvement (+)0.4640.3850.4640.5070.523
Affective involvement (−)0.2010.1850.2000.1450.173
Leadership (+)0.3850.3690.3120.3620.365
Leadership (−)0.0170.0150.0080.0200.025
Lack of conflict (+)a0.5250.3690.2640.2500.279
Lack of conflict (−)0.1060.0540.0400.0850.071
Genetic testing discussion (+)a0.4250.6390.3360.5660.365
Genetic testing discussion (−)0.0000.0460.0640.0920.086
  • a p ≤ 0.001 (based on a χ2, degrees of freedom = 4).