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Table 2 Demographics and variables of the women enrolled in this study.

From: Development and validation of a simple questionnaire for the identification of hereditary breast cancer in primary care

  Women reporting a FH1 of cancer in PCU2 (n = 885) Women without FH1 report of cancer in PCU2 (n = 910)
  N(%) Mean(SD) N(%) Mean(SD)
Age at assessment - 43.9 (12.7) - 51.4 (9.2)
BMI     
   ≤18.5 5 (0.6) - 12 (1.3) -
   18.51–25 293 (33.6) - 232 (25.5) -
   25.01–30 291 (33.3) - 362 (39.8) -
   >30 284 (32.5) - 304 (33.4) -
Age at menarche - 12.7 (1.7) - 13.0 (1.7)
Parity     
   No children 107 (12.2) - 65 (92.7) -
   One or more children 777 (87.8) - 844 (7.2) -
Age at birth of first child - 21.5 (5.0) - 21.7 (5.2)
Reproductive Status     
   Pre-menopausal 574 (64.9) - 448 (50.3) -
   Post-menopausal 311 (35.1) - 458 (49.7) -
Age at menopause - 47.0 (5.4) - 46.8 (5.5)
Previous biopsy 78 (8.8) - 66 (7.3) -
Hormone replacement therapy 72 (8.1) - 99 (10.9) -
Consanguinity 64 (7.4) - 53 (5.8) -
  1. 1 FH = Family History.
  2. 2 PCU = Primary Care Unit.
  3. (‡) Evidence of consanguinity within family, regardless of relationship to the proband.