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Table 2 Descriptive results

From: Subjective versus objective risk in genetic counseling for hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancers

N = 130 subjects   
Women/Men = 119/11   
  Median Range
Age 47 19-77
Number of relatives affected by tumours of the breast and/or ovaries 2 0-6
Number of relatives affected by other types of tumour 4.5 0-18
  Frequency %
Geographical Area of Origin   
Central Italy 100 77
Other areas (South-North-Abroad) 30 23
Civil Status   
Single 58 44.6
Married 72 55.4
Number of children   
No children 43 33.1
1 child 26 20
+ children 61 46.9
Education   
Primary (age 5 to 14) 27 20.8
High school (age 14 to 19) 65 50
University 38 29.2
Profession   
Worker 87 66.9
Unemployed 43 33.1
Eligibility   
Eligible 81 62.3
Non-eligible 49 37.7
Pathology   
Affected 42 32.3
Non-affected 88 67.7