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Table 2 Predictors of satisfaction with information about fertility and sexuality in 319 young breast cancer survivors

From: Satisfaction with fertility- and sexuality-related information in young women with breast cancer—ELIPPSE40 cohort

  FRI satisfied SRI satisfied
  OR [95 % CI] P value OR [95 % CI] P value
Age at diagnosis, years 1.01 [0.95, 1.08] 0.738 1.01 [0.95, 1.08] 0.713
Living as a couple or having regular partner at diagnosis 0.50 [0.23, 1.10] 0.084 0.48 [0.23, 1.02] 0.057
Education level (versus “less than high school graduate”)     
High school graduate 0.94 [0.47, 1.86] 0.849 0.67 [0.35, 1.31] 0.245
Greater than high school graduate 0.88 [0.51, 1.54] 0.664 0.53 [0.31, 0.92] 0.023
Having children at the time of diagnosis 1.00 [0.48, 2.09] 0.996 1.18 [0.58, 2.43] 0.645
Had opportunity to ask questions at cancer disclosure 2.43 [1.27, 4.65] 0.007 NE  
Lack of information provided about disease at cancer disclosure NE   0.54 [0.31, 0.93] 0.028
History of attention and/or memory problems at M10 NE   0.58 [0.34, 0.99] 0.045
FEC100 chemotherapy regimen 0.63 [0.39, 1.03] 0.064 NE  
Hormone treatment 1.48 [0.88, 2.51] 0.140 1.63 [0.99, 2.70] 0.056
Family history of breast or ovarian cancer 1.72 [1.01, 2.94] 0.046 NE  
Score of anxious preoccupation (MAC-21 subscale) at M10 0.97 [0.94, 0.99] 0.006 NE  
Fertility preserved at M48 0.80 [0.46, 1.40] 0.440 NE  
Score of sexual dysfunction (RSS subscale) at M48 NE   0.96 [0.90, 1.01] 0.138
Satisfied with medical follow-up at M48 2.23 [1.31, 3.79] 0.003 2.03 [1.18, 3.52] 0.011
  1. FRI fertility-related information; SRI sexuality-related information; OR odds ratio (estimated by multivariate binary logistic regression models after applying multiple imputations); CI confidence interval; NE not entered in the regression model; M10 10 months after diagnosis; M48 48 months after diagnosis; MAC-21 21-item mental adjustment scale to cancer; RSS relationship and sexuality scale