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Table 2 Demographics of subjects

From: Addressing health disparities in Hispanic breast cancer: accurate and inexpensive sequencing of BRCA1 and BRCA2

  All BRCA1 or 2 mutation
Yes No
Patients 120 12 (10 %) 108 (90 %)
Triple-negative 20 (17 %) 6 (50 %) 14 (13 %)*
ER&PR positive 67 (57 %) 3 (25 %) 64 (61 %)*
HER2 positive 27 (23 %) 0 27 (26 %)*
Histology    
 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) 98 (85 %) 11 (92 %) 87 (82 %)
 Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) 11 (9 %) 0 11 (10 %)
 Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) 4 (3 %) 0 4 (4 %)
 Other/rare 4 (3 %) 1 (8 %) 3 (3 %)
Age at diagnosis 50.6 ± 11.6 43.7 ± 11.8 51.4 ± 11.3*
Age at first menses 12.8 ± 1.6 12.3 ± 1.4 12.8 ± 1.6
Education    
 High school diploma or less 95 (81 %) 8 (66 %) 87 (82 %)
 Beyond high school 23 (19 %) 4 (34 %) 19 (18 %)
Household Income    
  < $25,000 61 (60 %) 1 (10 %) 60 (65 %)
  > $25,000 41 (40 %) 9 (90 %) 32 (35 %)
Family history of BRCA 42 (35 %) 6 (50 %) 36 (34 %)
  1. *Significantly different, P < 0.05