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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of BCS and WNBC

From: Self-reported sexual health: Breast cancer survivors compared to women from the general population – an observational study

  Breast cancer patients N = 105% WNBC N = 97% Group difference
Age Mean (SD) 49 years (8.7 years) 49 years (8 years) matched
Range 29-70 years 28-70 years
Age groups <30 2 2  
30-40 8.6 8.2  
41-50 37 39  
51-60 41 42  
>60 11.4 8.2  
Marital status Single 17.3% 7.2% p = 0.057
Partnership, marriage 76% 88.7%  
Divorced, separated 6.7% 4.1%  
Education Compulsory school or less 9.6% 7.2% matched
Apprenticeship/ professional school 49% 48.5%  
A-level 19.2% 20.6%  
University degree 21.2% 22.7%  
Other 1% 1%  
Employment Full time 24.3% 34% p = 0.097
Part time 35.9% 43.3%  
Unemployed 3.9% 1%  
Homemaker 7.8% 8.2%  
Retired 21.4% 9.1%  
Other 6.8% 4.1%