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Table 2 Characteristics respondents questionnaire

From: Recontacting non-BRCA1/2 breast cancer patients for germline CHEK2 c.1100del pathogenic variant testing: uptake and patient experiences

  CHEK2 c.1100del PV No CHEK2 c.1100del PV detected Total
N = 52  (33.3%) N = 104 (66.7%)
Mean age at time questionnaire (min-max) 59.40 (43–78) 59.75 (31–84) 59.63 (31–84)
Country of origin (1 missing value)
 Netherlands 52 100 152
 Other (Indonesia, Israël, Marocco) 0 3 3
Mean time gap test result and questionnaire 19 months 22 months 21 months
Median (min – max) 21 (4–26) 23 (10–27) 22 (4–27)
  N % N % p-value
Education
 Low 4 7.7% 16 15.7% n.s.
 Intermediate 1 19 36.5% 23 22.5%
 Intermediate 2 16 30.8% 27 26.5%
 High 13 25.0% 36 35.3%
No breast cancer 3   5   
Breast cancer 49   99   
 Unilateral 37 75.5% 84 84.8% n.s.
 Bilateral 12 24.5% 15 15.2%  
Perceived health
 Excellent/good 45 86.5% 85 81.7%  
 Moderate 6 25.0% 18 17.3% n.s.
 Bad 1 1.9% 1 1.0%  
Childless 8 15.4% 12 11.5% n.s.
Offspring 44 84.6% 92 88.5%
 N daughters 57   106  
 N sons 41   101