Table 2.

Multivariable analysis of factors associated with each of three categories of inaccurate perception of risk of recurrence in women with early-stage breast cancer, using accurate as the reference category of response

OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
    High school or lower1631.001.001.00
    Some college or higher3680.820.55-
Marital status
Family history of breast cancer
Cancer stage
    Early Invasive breast cancer3521.001.001.00
Type of surgery
Radiation therapy
Adjuvant hormone therapy
State anxiety (BAI ≥10 in the past week)
Having knowledge of type of breast cancer
Mean (SD)
Age at diagnosis58 (11)0.980.96-
Side effects of breast surgery1.5 (0.6)1.180.85-1.630.910.66-
Social support4.4 (0.7)0.710.53-0.951.020.82-1.281.440.88-2.38

Abbreviation: BAI, Beck Anxiety Inventory.