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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics according to adherence to hormone treatment (N = 5,861)

From: Adherence to hormone therapy among women with breast cancer

Variable Adherent Non-adherent χ2(p)
N % N %
Age (years)      <0.0001
< 40 342 65.9 177 34.1  
40 - 49 1,052 74.4 362 25.6  
50 - 59 1,165 77.7 334 22.3  
60 - 69 950 79.0 253 21.0  
> 70 961 78.4 265 21.6  
Education      0.0530
Illiterate + incomplete 1st grade 2,219 75.4 724 24.6  
Complete 1st grade 772 74.8 260 25.2  
2nd grade + higher education 1,444 78.5 395 21.5  
No information 35 74.5 12 25.5  
Relationship status at start of treatment     0.0022
With a partner 2,135 78.3 590 21.6  
Without a partner 2,307 74.5 791 25.5  
No information 28 73.7 10 26.3