Table 1.

Characteristics of analyzed sample (n = 352)

Participant characteristicRangeMean (SD)n (%)
Age (yrs)29–9062.2 (12.9)
Education
 High school and below176 (50.1)
 Some college and above175 (49.9)
Race/ethnicity
 White307 (87.2)
 Black36 (10.2)
 Hispanic or other9 (2.6)
Marital status
 Not married130 (36.9)
 Married222 (63.1)
Seeking of cancer information from nonmedical sources−1.15–2.840.25 (0.87)
PCIE−1.22–1.240.12 (0.63)
Concern about reducing chances of recurrence
 No70 (20.2)
 Yes276 (79.8)
Cancer stage
 Stage 067 (19.0)
 Stage I153 (43.5)
 Stage II111 (31.5)
 Stage III21 (6.0)
Health status1–53.86 (1.12)
Surgery
 Lumpectomy217 (61.8)
 Mastectomy109 (31.1)
 Other25 (7.1)
Radiation therapy
 No96 (27.4)
 Yes255 (72.6)
Systemic therapy
 No58 (16.5)
 Yes (chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or biologics)293 (83.5)
Followed doctor's recommendations for tests1–54.57 (0.94)
Lerman Cancer Worry Scale1–52.41 (0.91)