Table 1

Demographics of the LABC population

All LABC Patients n = 32

CAM Patients n = 15

Non-CAM Patients n = 17


Mean Age (years)

54

49

59

Range

29 to 91

29 to 73

34 to 91


Ethnic Background


African-Canadian

9%

0%

17%

Asian

9%

13%

5%

Caucasian

46%

40%

52%

Jewish

9%

20%

0%

Middle Eastern

3%

6%

0%

Mixed Ethnicity

3%

0%

5%

Unknown

6%

13%

0%


Marital Status


Married/Common Law

68%

86%

52%

Widowed/Divorced

12%

0%

23%

Single

18%

13%

23%


Education:


Did not completed

12%

13%

11%

Completed high school

34%

33%

35%

Completed university/college

31%

40%

23%

Completed Post Graduate Degree

21%

13%

29%


Employment Status


Full time

28%

26%

29%

Part time

6%

13%

0%

Unemployed/homemaker

31%

20%

41%

Sick Leave

34%

40%

29%


Household Income (10,000 CND)


0–30

25%

33%

18%

31–70

41%

33%

50%

71–100

9%

13%

6%

>100

22%

20%

25%


Breast Cancer Therapies


Surgery

40%

46%

35%

Chemotherapy

81%

93%

70%

Radiation Therapy

25%

33%

17%

Hormonal Therapy

37%

40%

35%


Helyer et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:39   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-39

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