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Table 1 Subject characteristics (n = 20)

From: Beliefs about weight and breast cancer: an interview study with high risk women following a 12 month weight loss intervention

Estimated lifetime breast cancer risk from Tyrer-Cuzick model (%) [25]
≥30% 2 (10%)
25-29% 4 (20%)
20-24 7 (35%)
≤19 7 (35%)
Weight gain since 20 years of age
7-15 kg 10 (50%)
16-25 kg 4 (20%)
≥26 6 (30%)
Social deprivation
1 - 2 13 (65%)
3 - 4 6 (30%)
5* 1 ( 5%)
Weight change of interviewees during 12 month intervention study
>5% weight loss 9 (45%)
0-5% weight loss 6 (30%)
Weight gain 3 (15%)
Dropped out 2 (10%)