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Table 2 Distribution of clinical 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 %
Family history of cancer      0.0454
Yes 2,519 77.5 732 22.5  
No 1,816 74.9 610 25.1  
No information 135 73.4 49 26.6  
Alcohol consumption      0.0082
Yes 1,181 73.6 424 26.4  
No 3,164 77.4 924 22.6  
No information 125 74.4 43 25.4  
Smoker      0.0014
Yes 1,503 73.9 530 26.1  
No 2,902 77.7 832 22.3  
No information 65 69.1 29 30.8  
Histological type of primary tumor      0.6049
Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) 3,561 76.1 1117 23.9  
Other tumors 909 76.8 274 23.2  
Laterality      0.2690
Unilateral 4,293 76.4 1325 23.6  
Bilateral 173 73.3 63 26.7  
No information 4 57.1 3 42.8  
Stage      < 0.0001
Curable 2,742 83.4 544 16.6  
Non-curable 1,549 65.3 822 34.7  
No information 179 87.7 25 12.2