Table 4.

Demographic and clinical characteristics for 50 Native American breast cancer cases from Arizona

AttributeN (%)
Menopausal status
 Premenopausal14 (28)
 Postmenopausal32 (64)
 Unknown4 (8)
Family history of breast cancer
 None38 (76)
 First-degree relative4 (8)
 More distant relative3 (6)
 Unknown5 (10)
Smoking status
 Never33 (66)
 Ever12 (24)
 Unknown5 (10)
Use of exogenous estrogens
 Never32 (64)
 Ever13 (26)
 Unknown5 (10)
Previous breast biopsy
 No33 (66)
 Yes9 (18)
 Unknown8 (16)
Clinical presentation
 Mass37 (74)
 Mammogram10 (20)
 Radical mastectomy1 (2)
 Unknown2 (4)
Local therapy
 Biopsy only1 (2)
 Lumpectomy only3 (6)
 Lumpectomy plus nodal dissection16 (32)
 Mastectomy only4 (8)
 Unknown23 (46)