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

nOverestimatedUnderestimatedUncertain
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Race
    White4281.001.001.00
    Nonwhite1030.590.34-1.011.701.12-2.561.020.59-1.78
Education
    High school or lower1631.001.001.00
    Some college or higher3680.820.55-1.201.250.90-1.741.000.61-1.63
Marital status
    Nonmarried/nonpartnered2091.001.001.00
    Married/partnered3191.170.77-1.760.930.65-1.321.010.64-1.60
Family history of breast cancer
    No386
    Yes1221.360.94-1.981.050.77-1.440.780.50-1.23
Cancer stage
    Early Invasive breast cancer3521.001.001.00
    DCIS1791.761.11-2.790.590.39-0.890.700.40-1.25
Type of surgery
    BCS3441.001.001.00
    Mastectomy1870.990.46-2.151.090.57-2.070.590.23-1.53
Radiation therapy
    No190
    Yes3410.610.28-1.312.011.07-3.770.670.27-1.64
Chemotherapy
    No401
    Yes1301.160.70-1.910.810.51-1.281.230.69-2.18
Adjuvant hormone therapy
    No189
    Yes3381.220.83-1.800.950.67-1.350.710.32-1.80
State anxiety (BAI ≥10 in the past week)
    No423
    Yes1081.581.01-2.470.630.41-1.011.060.58-1.94
Having knowledge of type of breast cancer
    Yes366
    No1640.770.51-1.171.160.81-1.651.691.04-2.77
Mean (SD)
Age at diagnosis58 (11)0.980.96-1.001.010.99-1.021.041.02-1.06
Side effects of breast surgery1.5 (0.6)1.180.85-1.630.910.66-1.261.100.66-1.81
Social support4.4 (0.7)0.710.53-0.951.020.82-1.281.440.88-2.38

Abbreviation: BAI, Beck Anxiety Inventory.