Table 2.

Unadjusted differences in financial strain by individual and total number of cancer risk factors

Financial strain
Cancer risk factorsMeanSDP
Smoking status
 Current smoker13.074.21<0.0001
 Never smoked/quit11.063.84
At-risk alcohol user
Physical activity
 Insufficiently active11.713.990.0027
 Sufficiently active10.983.83
Fruit and vegetable intake
Total number of CRFsa

Abbreviation: CRFs, cancer risk factors.

  • aThe variable of CRFs was treated as a continuous variable in our analysis. It is presented here in categories for better understanding of the difference of financial strain among participants experiencing fewer total CRFs versus those experiencing more CRFs.