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Table 2 Focus Group participant willingness to use skin application of drug, N (%)

From: Awareness of preventive medication among women at high risk for breast cancer and their willingness to consider transdermal or oral tamoxifen: a focus group study

Which would you prefer for breast cancer prevention if you were offered a choice between a pill and a gel? aPerceived below average and average risk Perceived above average risk Unsure of personal risk All participants
Gel 11 (34 %) 15 (47 %) 3 (9 %) 29 (91 %)
Pill 0 (0 %) 1 (3 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (3 %)
Unsure 1 (3 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (3 %) 2 (6 %)
Total 12 16 4 32
  1. aOnly two women perceived themselves as below average in risk of developing breast cancer and were therefore combined with those who perceived themselves as average to simply the table