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Table 2 Answers of the childhood cancer survivors to the Cancer Worry Scale; N = 50

From: Determining transition readiness in Swiss childhood cancer survivors – a feasibility study

  Strongly disagree
n (%)
Disagree
n (%)
Agree
n (%)
Strongly Agree
n (%)
1. I worry it might be difficult to have children in the future. 13 (26) 17 (34) 16 (32) 4 (8)
2. I worry about late effects that might happen to me (Note: late effects are health problems caused by cancer treatments, e.g. heart problems, hearing loss, learning problems). 6 (12) 22 (44) 16 (32) 6 (12)
3. Cancer is always at the back of my mind. 8 (16) 21 (42) 17 (34) 4 (8)
4. I worry about getting a new type of cancer. 13 (26) 25 (50) 10 (20) 2 (4)
5. I worry my cancer will come back (i.e. relapse). 16 (32) 21 (42) 11 (22) 2 (4)
6. I worry about my cancer every day 34 (68) 15 (30) 1 (2) 0 (0)
  1. Score: Mean 61.9 (SD ±15.6)
  2. Median 62 (IQR 55–71)