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Table 1 Patient participants’ demographic profiles

From: Relational autonomy in breast diseases care: a qualitative study of contextual and social conditions of patients’ capacity for decision-making

Participant Pseudonym Age Stage/Diagnosis Treatment Plan and Sequence Marital status and children Employment status
Annette 56 Stage 2 cancer 1. Chemotherapy
2. Lumpectomy
3. Radiation
Married; 3 adult children Full-time employed
Bonny 52 Stage 0 Ductal Carcinoma in situ (DCIS) 1. Lumpectomy
2. Radiation
Married; No children Full-time employed
Caitlyn 46 Stage 3 cancer 1. Chemotherapy
2. Lumpectomy
3. Radiation
Married; 3 dependent children Part-time employed
Diedre 55 Stage 2 cancer 1. Lumpectomy
2. Radiation
Divorced;1 dependent child Self-employed
Ella 35 Stage 2 cancer 1. Chemotherapy
2. Lumpectomy
3. Radiation
Married; 3 dependent children Self-employed
Frederika 64 Stage 1 cancer 1. Lumpectomy
2. Radiation
Separated; 2 adult children Full-time employed
Gladys 68 Stage 1 cancer 1. Mastectomy
2. Chemotherapy
3. Radiation
Married; 2 adult children Retired
Hillary 72 Stage 2 cancer First cancer (right breast)
1. Chemotherapy
2. Lumpectomy
3. Radiation
Second cancer (left breast)
1. Mastectomy
Married; 3 adult children Retired
Ingrid 28 Fibroadenoma (benign breast lump) 1. Lumpectomy Married; No children Part-time employed
Jane 34 Stage 2 cancer 1. Lumpectomy
2. Radiation
Married; No children Full-time employed