Table 2.

Individual characteristics for breast cancer survivors with geocoded addresses (N = 4,354)

Individual characteristicsn (%)
BMIa
 Underweight45 (1.0)
 Normal weight1,404 (32.2)
 Overweight1,352 (31.1)
 Obese1,511 (34.7)
 Unknown42 (1.0)
Age at breast cancer diagnosis, y
 <50960 (22.0)
 50–591,271 (29.2)
 60–691,252 (28.8)
 >70871 (20.0)
Race/ethnicity and nativity
 White, NH2,786 (64.0)
 African American348 (8.0)
 AAPI, foreign-born423 (9.7)
 AAPI, U.S.-born141 (3.2)
 Hispanic, foreign-born228 (5.2)
 Hispanic, U.S.-born314 (7.2)
 Other114 (2.6)
Educational level
 High school or less688 (15.8)
 Some college1,510 (34.7)
 College graduate1,204 (27.7)
 Post-graduate942 (21.6)
 Unknown10 (0.2)
Household income
 <$25,000404 (9.3)
 $25,000–49,000802 (18.4)
 $50,000–89,0001,227 (28.2)
 ≥$90,0001,351 (31.0)
 Unknown570 (13.1)
Combined education + income (individual-level SES)b
 1: lowest SES462 (10.6)
 2582 (13.4)
 3789 (18.1)
 4750 (17.2)
 5730 (16.8)
 6: highest SES469 (10.8)
 Unknown572 (13.1)
Employment status
 Full-time1,452 (33.3)
 Part-time517 (11.9)
 Unemployed188 (4.3)
 Retired1,347 (30.9)
 On disability408 (9.4)
 Other238 (5.5)
 Unknown204 (4.7)
Marital status
 Married or living as married2,653 (60.9)
 Widowed489 (11.2)
 Separated/divorced841 (19.3)
 Single353 (8.1)
 Unknown18 (0.4)
  • NOTE: Pathways study, KPNC, 2006–2013.

  • aBMI for Asians were defined using Asian-specific cutoff points from WHO.

  • bCombined education and income variable created by adding education value 1–4 and income value 1–4. Baseline education: 1, ≤high school; 2, some college; 3, college graduate; 4, post-graduate. Baseline income: 1, <$25,000; 2, $25,000–49,000; 3, $50,000–89,000; 4, ≥$90,000. Possible values 2 through 8. Lowest scores (2 and 3) combined for the lowest education and income group. Reference group score 8, women in both the highest income and highest education categories.