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Table 1 Participant demographic and clinical characteristics (n = 22, mean age = 58)

From: Expectations of breast-conserving therapy: a qualitative study

CharacteristicNo. (%)
Age (range, mean)46–77(57)
Interview timing
 Pre and postoperative9 (41)
 Postoperative only13 (59)
Stage
 03 (14)
 I16 (73)
 II3 (14)
Axillary procedure
 Sentinel lymph node biopsy19 (86)
 None3 (14)
 Radiation therapy21 (95)
 Chemotherapy7 (32)
 Hormone therapy16 (73)
Marital status
 Married/partner16 (73)
 Divorced/single5 (23)
 Widowed1 (5)
Race/ethnicity
 White15 (68)
 Black2 (9)
 Hispanic2 (9)
 Other3 (14)