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Table 3 Characteristics and study outcomes of relatives by participanta

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

  Control
(n = 10)
ShaRIT
(n = 9)
p
Median Number (Range) of:    
First-Degree Relatives 3.0 (0-8) 2.0 (1-7) N/A
Second-Degree Relatives 2.5 (0-9) 2.0 (1-6)  
Cousins 3.5 (0-27) 2.0 (1-11)  
Shared Results with all Eligible Relatives    
First-Degree Relatives 88% 90% 1.00
Second-Degree Relatives 38% 75% 0.32
Cousins 40% 63% 0.86
All Eligible Relatives Tested    
First-Degree Relatives 25% 20% 1.00
Second-Degree Relatives 67% 14% 0.10
Cousins 0% 0% N/A
  1. a. Proportion of relatives with whom results shared or who tested by participant. If participant did not know whether or not BRCA results were shared with that relative, or whether or not that relative tested, then fields were left blank. Fisher's exact test was used to compare sharing and testing outcomes between groups