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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Women’s perception, attitudes, and intended behavior towards predictive epigenetic risk testing for female cancers in 5 European countries: a cross-sectional online survey

Number of participants (%)  
  All countries (N = 1675) Czech Republic (n = 356) Germany (n = 335) United Kingdom (n = 323) Italy (n = 338) Sweden (n = 323) p-value*
Age group (years) .090
 40–49 495 (29.6%) 100 (28.1%) 96 (28.7%) 101 (31.3%) 102 (30.2%) 96 (29.7%)  
 50–59 490 (29.3%) 90 (25.3%) 109 (32.5%) 101 (31.3%) 96 (28.4%) 94 (29.1%)  
 60–69 494 (29.5%) 131 (36.8%) 82 (24.5%) 82 (25.4%) 101 (29.9%) 98 (30.3%)  
 70–75 196 (11.7%) 35 (9.8%) 48 (14.3%) 39 (12.1%) 39 (11.5%) 35 (10.8%)  
Education (ISCED) <.001
 High 393 (23.5%) 52 (14.6%) 65 (19.4%) 116 (35.9%) 43 (12.7%) 117 (36.2%)  
 Medium 817 (48.8%) 256 (71.9%) 207 (61.8%) 111 (34.4%) 112 (33.1%) 131 (40.6%)  
 Low 465 (27.8%) 48 (13.5%) 63 (18.8%) 96 (29.7%) 183 (54.1%) 75 (23.2%)  
Personal history of female cancer .829
 Yes 104 (6.2%) 20 (5.6%) 23 (6.9%) 19 (5.9%) 20 (5.9%) 22 (6.8%)  
 Unknown 25 (1.5%) 6 (1.7%) 1 (0.3%) 4 (1.2%) 7 (2.1%) 7 (2.2%)  
 No 1546 (92.3%) 330 (92.7%) 311 (92.8%) 300 (92.9%) 311 (92.0%) 294 (91.0%)  
  1. *p-values derived from Chi-Square analysis