Table 1.

Selected characteristics of 836 Rb survey respondents

CharacteristicHereditary (n = 441), n (%)Nonhereditary (n = 395), n (%)P
Year of birth
    <1960114 (25.9)121 (30.6)
    1960-1969177 (40.1)130 (32.9)
    1970-1984150 (34.0)144 (36.5)0.082
Age at last follow-up (y)*
    <2570 (15.9)72 (18.2)
    25-34166 (37.6)119 (30.1)
    35-44137 (31.1)135 (34.2)
    45+68 (15.4)69 (17.5)0.152
Sex
    Male240 (54.4)198 (50.4)
    Female201 (45.6)196 (49.6)0.243
Race
    White402 (91.6)357 (90.8)
    Black18 (4.1)19 (4.8)
    Other19 (4.3)17 (4.3)0.877
Education
    1-12 y34 (7.9)22 (5.7)
    Completed high school88 (20.5)78 (20.3)
    Some college114 (26.5)99 (25.8)
    College graduate123 (28.6)113 (29.4)
    Post graduate71 (16.5)72 (18.8)0.723
Hospitalized in the past 5 y
    No294 (67.1)309 (79.0)
    Yes144 (32.9)82 (21.0)0.0001
  • NOTE: Totals differ due to missing data.

  • * All survivors under age 18 years are excluded.

  • Three percent hereditary and 4.6% nonhereditary survivors are White Hispanic.

  • Hospitalized for any reason except childbirth.