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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: Presentation of breast cancer, help seeking behaviour and experience of patients in their cancer journey in Singapore: a qualitative study

Characteristics of participants N = 36
Ethnicity Chinese 17
Malay 12
Indian 7
Marital status Married 22
Widowed 2
Divorced/Separated 0
Single 7
Age groups < 40 years old 7
40–49 10
50–59 5
60–69 11
≥70 3
Stages of cancer at diagnosis Early stages
 Stage 1 9
 Stage II 11
Advanced stages
 Stage III 13
 Stage IV 3
Tumour size (TNM classification) T1 (<= 2 cm) 9
T2 (> 2 cm but < 5 cm) 21
T3 (> 5 cm, no extension to chest wall) 4
T4 (any size with extension to chest wall and/or skin) 2
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