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Table 2 Characteristics of BRCA positive participants (n = 19)

From: A Pilot study of the Sharing Risk Information Tool (ShaRIT) for Families with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

  Control ShaRIT p*
  n = 10 n = 9  
Age    
Mean 49 (± 8) 40 (± 6) 0.06
Range 26-63 33-49  
Race/Ethnicity    0.47
Caucasian 7 (70%) 7 (78%)  
Hispanic 2 (20%) 0 (0)  
African American 0 (0) 1 (11%)  
South Asian/Indian 0 (0) 1 (11%)  
Asian/Pacific Islander 1 (10%) 0 (0)  
Ashkenazi Jewish 2 (20%) 1 (11%) 1.00
Annual Reported Income a    1.00
≤ $100,000 2 (22%) 2 (22%)  
$100,001-$500,000 7 (78%) 7 (78%)  
Pedigree Knowledge (scale 0-6) 4.9 (± 1.4) 5.3 (± 1.3) 0.49
Average Score 4.3 (± 0.16) 4.5 (± 0.11) 0.23
Satisfaction with Decision (scale 0-5)    
  1. * Fisher's exact test used for cell sizes ≤ 2 or percentages less than 20%
  2. a. One participant in the control group declined to report her annual income