Table 1.

Description of the study population of 1,103 female BRCA testers at both hospital sites within the UCSF Cancer Risk Program

CharacteristicDiller, n = 1,026 (%)SFGH, n = 77 (%)P
Age at testing
    Median48 y49 y0.9
    Range19–8729–68
Race
    White non-Jewish641 (62)23 (30)<0.001
    White/Ashkenazi Jewish265 (26)19 (25)0.8
    Asian58 (6)8 (10)0.09
    Latina44 (4)17 (22)<0.001
    African American18 (2)10 (13)<0.001
IPA
    <$50,00093 (9)28 (36)<0.001
    $50,001–$100,00071 (7)13 (17)0.001
    $100,001–$500,000335 (33)30 (39)0.3
    $500,001–$1,000,000146 (14)4 (5)0.03
    >$1,000,000381 (37)2 (3)<0.001
BRCA status
    Positive194 (19)9 (12)0.1
    True negative104 (10)2 (3)0.03
    Uninformative728 (71)66 (86)0.005
Cancer diagnosis*
    Any cancer721 (70)55 (71)0.8
    Breast cancer631 (62)44 (57)0.4
    Ovarian cancer72 (7)10 (13)0.05
    No cancer305 (30)22 (29)0.8
  • *Percentages do not total 100% because some participants had more than one type of cancer.