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Table 1 Participants’ sociodemographic and clinical data

From: “I have always lived with the disease in the family”: family adaptation to hereditary cancer-risk

  n %
Sociodemographic characteristics
Gender
 Female 6 46.2%
 Male 7 53.8%
 Mean age (range) 35.08 (22–53)  
Marital status
 Single 3 23.1%
 Married/Living together 8 61.5%
 Divorced 2 15.4%
 Having children 7 53.8%
 Children mean age (range) 8.70 (3–24)  
Clinical data
 Mean time since genetic testing (range) 7.15 (2–17)  
Hereditary cancer syndromes
 LS 5 38.5%
 HDGC 4 30.8%
 HBOC 3 23.1%
 FAP 1 7.7%
 Previous history of cancer 2 15.4%
Risk management approaches
 Prophylactic surgery 9 69.3%
 Surveillance according to protocol 4 30.8%