Table 1.

Responses of participants at particular steps in the process of receiving genetic information by individual characteristics

VariablesnTicked “yes” or “more information” on form (%)Attended clinic (%)Had predictive testing (%)Received results (%)
Gender
    Male2167573333
    Female7080614744
Age (y)
    25-494888624642
    50-944365584242
Subject status
    Proband3181554848
    Relative6075634238
Cancer status
    Affected4379604949
    Unaffected4875604035
Reported family history
    Strong*6378634844
    Weak/none2875543636
Total9177604442
  • * One or more first-degree relatives have had breast cancer.

  • No first-degree relative has had breast cancer.

  • Participants already tested (n = 3) excluded from this table.