Table 2.

Current health and family history

Population-based (n = 134), n (%)Self-referral (n = 134), n (%)
Smoked at least 100 cigarettes in lifetime, n (%)69 (51)64 (48)
Current smoker, n (%)15 (11)16 (12)
Have at least one cancer diagnosis, n (%)*19 (14)53 (40)
Relatives with cancer, n (%)*
    None18 (13)7 (5)
    134 (25)11 (8.2)
    2+82 (61)116 (86.6)
No. relatives with cancer (mean ± SD)*2.4 ± 1.94.0 ± 2.8
Median (interquartile range)2.0 (2)3.0 (3.0)
Have had genetic test for any reason, n (%)4 (3)11 (8.3)
Self is “family health informant” (n = 215), n (%)15 (15)18 (15.9)
Had hysterectomy, n (%)8 (16)23 (42.6)
Had oophorectomy, n (%)2 (4.1)15 (27.8)
SF12 version 2 PCS49.6 ± 9.648.9 ± 11.1
SF12 version 2 MCS51.2 ± 9.648.7 ± 11.2
BSI anxiety (mean ± SD)0.34 ± 0.440.52 ± 0.62
BSI depression (mean ± D)§0.41 ± 0.550.56 ± 0.66
  • Abbreviations: PCS, physical composite score; MCS, mental composite score.

  • * P < 0.001.

  • P < 0.1.

  • P < 0.01.

  • § P < 0.05.