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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of women who died by breast cancer, IMOAB, 2000–2007, São Luís—MA

From: Family history in breast cancer in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil

Variables Frequency Percent
Age in years
 20–29 4 7.4
 30–39 30 55.8
 40–49 14 25.9
 50–59 5 9.3
 60 1 1.9
Ethnicity
 Black 15 27.7
 White 2 3.7
 Brown 36 66.6
 Not declared 1 1.9
Marital status
 Single 21 38.8
 Married or stable union 29 53.7
 Widowed 0 0.0
 Separated 3 5.5
 Not declared 1 1.9
Education
 No school 1 1.9
 Uncompleted 1° school 18 33.3
 1° school only 5 9.2
 Uncompleted 2° school 0 0.0
 Completed secondary school 23 42.6
 Uncompleted college 1 1.9
 College 6 11.1