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Table 2 Psychological characteristics

From: The withdrawal from oncogenetic counselling and testing for hereditary and familial breast and ovarian cancer. A descriptive study of an Italian sample

  Mean Median St Deviation Range
Anxiety 7,9 7,0 3,7 0–16
Depression 5,1 4,0 3,5 0–15
Real cohesion 39,7 40,0 7,4 11–53
Real adaptability 30,0 30,0 7,1 15–50
Ideal cohesion 42,1 42,0 6,0 22–50
Ideal adaptability 34,5 35,0 5,7 17–46
Real dissatisfaction -2.3 -2.0 8,1 (-25)–(+24)
Ideal dissatisfaction -4.5 -5,0 7,8 (-22)–(+18)
Number of relatives affected by cancer 3,9 3,0 3,2 0–13
Cancer Risk Perception 38,9 46,0 23,8 0–100*
Genetic Risk Perception 39,9 50,0 23,1 0–86.8**