Table 1.

Characteristics of samples according to FCR participation status

CharacteristicFCR (n = 445)Non-FCR (n = 104)All (n = 549)
Mean age (SD)*48.3 (12.5)48.9 (11.5)48.4 (12.3)
Mean cancer-specific distress (SD)18.4 (14.8)23.5 (17.2)19.4 (15.4)
Mean anxiety (SD)8.8 (3.1)10.5 (4.1)9.1 (3.4)
Mean depression (SD)8.0 (2.6)8.8 (3.0)8.1 (2.7)
Breast cancer–affected status*
    Affected with breast cancer229 (51.5)72 (69.2)301 (54.8)
    Unaffected with breast cancer216 (48.5)32 (30.8)248 (45.2)
Proband status*
    Proband215 (48.3)71 (68.3)301 (54.8)
    Relative230 (51.7)33 (31.7)248 (45.2)
Marital status
    Married (%)115 (25.8)73 (70.2)403 (73.4)
    Unmarried (%)330 (74.2)31 (29.8)249 (45.6)
Education
    No college (%)24 (5.4)6 (5.8)30 (5.5)
    Some college/degree (%)421 (94.6)98 (94.2)519 (94.5)
Employed
    Full time (%)239 (53.7)61 (58.7)300 (54.6)
    <Full time (%)206 (46.3)43 (41.3)249 (45.4)
Annual income
    <75,000 (%)182 (40.9)30 (28.8)212 (38.6)
    ≥75,000 (%)263 (59.1)74 (71.2)337 (61.4)
Race
    White (%)406 (91.2)95 (91.3)501 (91.3)
    Other (%)39 (8.8)9 (8.6)48 (8.7)
Ethnicity*
    Jewish (%)139 (31.2)47 (45.2)186 (33.9)
    Non-Jewish (%)306 (68.7)57 (54.8)363 (66.1)
First-degree relatives with breast cancer
    <2 (%)325 (73.0)84 (80.8)409 (74.5)
    ≥2 (%)120 (27.0)20 (19.2)140 (25.5)
Gender§
    Male57 (12.1)7 (6.7)64 (11.6)
    Female388 (87.9)97 (93.3)485 (88.3)
  • * Significant bivariate relationships with FCR enrollment (P < 0.01).

  • Significant bivariate relationships with FCR enrollment (P < 0.001).

  • Significant bivariate relationships with FCR enrollment (P < 0.05).

  • § Significant bivariate relationships with FCR enrollment (P < 0.10).