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Table 5 Associations between the perception of risk (CRP-GRP) and Medical-Demographic and Psychological variables

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

  Cancer risk perception Genetic risk perception
Anxiety   
   Pearson coefficient 0.050 0.087
   P (2-tailed) 0.596 0.355
Depression   
   Pearson coefficient -.031 .072
   P (2-tailed) .742 .537
Age   
   Pearson coefficient -.068 -.030
   P (2-tailed) .468 .747
Number of relatives affected by breast and/or ovarian cancer   
   Pearson coefficient .053 -.082
   P (2-tailed) .569 .386
Number of relatives affected by other types of tumour   
   Pearson coefficient -.149 -.139
   P (2-tailed) .111 .140
BRCA pro Cancer Risk   
   Pearson coefficient .254  
   P (2-tailed) .006 ---
BRCA pro Genetic Risk   
   Pearson coefficient   .322
   P (2-tailed) --- .000