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Table 3 Baseline demographics of 16 qualitative interview participants (patients)

From: Improving healthcare empowerment through breast cancer patient navigation: a mixed methods evaluation in a safety-net setting

Characteristic N %
Age   
40-49 5 31%
50-59 8 50%
60-69 2 13%
70 > 1 6%
Ethnicity   
White, non-Hispanic 5 31%
Asian (Chinese) 4 25%
Asian (Filipino) 2 13%
Hispanic 3 19%
African American 2 13%
Primary language   
English 6 38%
Cantonese 3 19%
Spanish 3 19%
Russian 3 19%
Tagalog 1 6%
Marital status   
Married/Living with a partner 7 44%
Never married 5 31%
Divorced 3 19%
Widowed 1 6%
Current occupation   
Employed 6 38%
Unemployed 7 44%
Student 2 13%
Retired 1 6%
Number of children   
None 6 38%
1 or 2 9 56%
3 and more 1 6%
Length of navigation   
Less than 1 year 4 25%
1-2 years 5 31%
3-5 year 6 38%
More than 5 years 1 6%
Tumor type   
Invasive ductal carcinoma 8 50%
Ductal carcinoma in-situ 3 19%
Invasive lobular carcinoma 1 6%
Unknown 4 25%