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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Family perspectives in lynch syndrome becoming a family at risk, patterns of communication and influence on relations

Characteristic Number
Families 9
Households 17
Mutation carriers 11
Tested non-carriers 3
Young adults (not yet tested) 3
Spouses 10
Female 13
Married/cohabiting 24
Single 1
Divorced 6
Widowed 2
Parents with children 23
Informants with children living at home 18
Informants with grandchildren 6
Personal history of cancer 7