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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Survived but feeling vulnerable and insecure: a qualitative study of the mental preparation for RTW after breast cancer treatment

  N = 22   N = 22
Age   Education  
40-45 6 Low 3
45-50 6 Medium 13
50-55 10 High 6
Surgery    
Breast conservative surgery   Adjuvant therapy  
+ axillary dissection 4 Irradiation 4
+ sentinel node procedure 7 Chemo therapy 5
Mastectomy   Irradiation and Chemo 13
+ axillary dissection 10   
+ sentinel node procedure 1   
(+ reconstruction) (4)   
Job type   Returned to work  
Office worker 6 Yes 11
Care giver 10 No 11
Shop assistant 6