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Table 2 Demographic data of the studied patients

From: Body image disturbance and surgical decision making in egyptian post menopausal breast cancer patients

Sociodemographic characteristics BCT MRM
  N = 50 % N = 50 %
Age     
   43–50 7 14 15 30
   51–60 17 34 18 36
   61–70 17 34 15 30
   71–82 9 18 2 4
Level of education     
   Illiterate 28 56 35 70
   Literate 22 44 15 30
Occupation     
   House wife 38 76 39 78
   Working 12 24 11 22
Relation with partner     
   single 8 16 3 6
   not supportive 6 12 15 30
   supportive 16 32 16 32
   very supportive. 20 40 16 32
Fear from recurrence     
   Yes 41 82 21 42
   No 9 18 29 58
Believes of illness     
   Not accepted 14 28 14 28
   Accepted 36 72 36 72
  1. BCT: Breast conserving therapy
  2. MRM: Modified radical mastectomy