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Table 2 Summary descriptive values of personal/familial medical and behavior/ awareness variables

From: Reproductive cancer risk factors among relatives of cancer patients in a tertiary oncology center

Variable (valid data) Group Median (IQR) N (%)
BMI (N = 453) median (IQR) 24.9 (21,7–28.2)) Age ≤ 35 21.5 (20–24.2) 110 (24.3)
Age = 36–55 25.4 (22.2–28.7) 234 (51.7)
Age ≥ 56 26.9 (24–30) 88 (19.4)
Interpretation of BMI (N = 453) Normal (BMI ≤ 25)   229 (50.6)
Overweight (25.1–30)   141 (31.1)
Obese (BMI ≥ 30.1)   83 (18.3)
History of chronic diseases Cancer   40 (7)
Hypertension   85 (14.3)
Osteoporosis   47 (8)
Diabetes   37 (6.2)
Colorectal adenoma   7 (1.2)
Family history of cancer (N = 551)    
Yes   363 (65.9)
No 188 (34.1)
Oral Contraceptive Pills (N = 487)    
Never   359 (73.7)
Yes, discontinued 2 yrs. (1–4.5) 98 (20.1)
Yes, currently 3 yrs. (1–5.5) 30 (6.2)
Tamoxifen (N = 433)    
Never   421 (97.2)
Yes, discontinued 5 yrs. (3.5–5) 5 (1.2)
Yes, currently 3 yrs. (1–3) 7 (1.6)
H/O STDs (N = 470)    
No   458 (97.4)
Yes   12 (2.5)
Smoking (N = 495)    
Yes, now/past   320 (64.6)
No   175 (35.4)
Number of sex partners (N = 298)    
One   265 (88.9)
2--4   27 (9.1)
>  4   6 (2)
Condom use (N = 377)    
Never   234 (62.1)
Sometimes   79 (21)
Often   30 (8)
Always   34 (9)
H/O Mammography (N = 480)    
No awareness   39 (8.1)
No, don’t want to do   159 (33.1)
No, going to do   89 (18.5)
Yes, will not repeat   91 (19)
Yes, will repeat   102 (21.3)
H/O Pap test (N = 479)    
No awareness   82 (17.1)
No, don’t want to do   133 (27.8)
No, going to do   49 (10.2)
Yes, will not repeat   106 (22.1)
Yes, will repeat   109 (22.8)