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Table 1 Characteristics of female young adult survivors and their matched controls

From: A population-based study of rates of childbirth in recurrence-free female young adult survivors of Non-gynecologic malignancies

  All Prediagnosis Childbirth No Prediagnosis Childbirth
  Young Survivors (N = 3,285) Controls (N = 15,176) Young Survivors (N = 1,093) Controls (N = 2,066) Young Survivors (N = 2,192) Controls (N = 6,937)
Age, Mean (SD) 28.8 (4.1) 28.6 (4.1) 30.1 (3.3) 30.8 (2.8) 28.1 (4.3) 27.3 (4.4)
Median Follow-up in survivors without childbirth 12.4 13.0 11.7 11.9 12.8 13.6
Diagnosis Year (%)       
  1992 397 (12.1)   92 (8.3)   305 (13.9)  
  1993 387 (11.8)   109 (10.0)   278 (12.7)  
  1994 386 (11.8)   110 (10.0)   276 (12.6)  
  1995 400 (12.2)   142 (12.4)   258 (11.8)  
  1996 385 (11.7)   134 (12.3)   251 (11.4)  
  1997 410 (12.5)   150 (13.8)   260 (11.9)  
  1998 441 (13.4)   177 (16.3)   264 (12.0)  
  1999 479 (14.6)   179 (17.0)   300 (13.7)  
Income Quintile (%)       
  1 (lowest) 662 (20.2) 3138 (20.7) 210 (19.2) 395 (19.1) 452 (20.6) 1413 (20.4)
  2 677 (20.6) 3269 (21.5) 214 (19.6) 425 (20.6) 463 (21.1) 1502 (21.7)
  3 644 (19.6) 3066 (20.2) 218 (20.0) 423 (20.5) 426 (19.4) 1381 (19.9)
  4 681 (20.7) 2975 (19.6) 246 (22.5) 465 (22.5) 435 (19.8) 1315 (19.0)
  5 (highest) 621 (18.9) 2728 (18.0) 205 (18.8) 358 (17.3) 416 (19.0) 1326 (19.1)
Surgical Sterilization 12 months or more after Diagnosis or Referent Date (%)
Yes 637 (19.4) 2,609 (17.2) 305 (27.9) 520 (25.2) 332 (15.1) 855 (12.3)
No 2,648 (80.6) 12,567 (82.8) 788 (72.1) 1,546 (74.8) 1,860 (84.9) 6,082 (87.7)
Childbirth prior to diagnosis or Referent Date (%)
Yes 1,093 (33.3) 5,342 (35.2) 1,093 (100) 2,066 (100)   
No 2,192 (66.7) 9,834 (64.8)    2,192 (100) 6,937 (100)
Childbirth 12 months or more after Diagnosis or Referent Date (%)
Yes 1,194 (36.3) 6,049 (39.9) 336 (30.7) 716 (34.7) 858 (39.1) 2,983 (43.0)
No 2,091 (63.7) 9,127 (60.1) 757 (69.3) 1,350 (65.3) 1,334 (60.9) 3,954 (57.0)
Mean number of deliveries
12 Months or more post diagnosis/referent date 0.58 0.63 0.39 0.43 0.68 0.76
At any time pre or post diagnosis/referent date 1.05 1.12 1.80 1.87 0.68 0.76
Cumulative 10-year delivery rate 36.3 39.1 32.5 36.2 38.0 40.4