Table 1

Demographic characteristics of women with intracranial meningioma and age and gender-matched controls

Demographic Characteristic

Cases N = 143 Number (Percent)

Controls N = 286 Number (Percent)


Age Group

< 40

21 (15)

51 (18)

40–49

39 (27)

77 (27)

50–59

32 (22)

58 (20)

60–69

23 (16)

50 (18)

≥ 70

28 (20)

50 (18)

Race

Caucasian

129 (90)

266 (93)

African American

2 (1)

7 (3)

Native American

3 (2)

4 (1)

Hispanic

2 (1)

4 (1)

Asian American

1 (1)

3 (1)

Other

6 (4)

2 (1)

Marital Status

Single

15 (10)

34 (12)

Married

90 (62)

189 (66)

Separated/Divorced

16 (11)

33 (12)

Widowed

22 (15)

30 (11)

Educational Attainment

Grade school

1 (1)

7 (3)

High school

54 (38)

72 (25)

Some college

74 (52)

165 (58)

Graduate school

14 (10)

42 (15)


Custer et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:152   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-152

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