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Table 1 Descriptive results of the used variables (N = 577)

From: Sociodemographic and disease-related determinants of return to work among women with breast cancer: a German longitudinal cohort study

Variables Response trait n (%)
Dependent variable: return to work No 203 (35.2)
Yes 374 (64.8)
Independent variables: Sociodemographic variables
Highest education level achieved No/Lower secondary school education 333 (57.7)
Intermediate secondary school education/Entrance certificate for a university of applied sciences 108 (18.7)
University entrance certificate 92 (16.0)
Missing 44 (7.6)
Age 18–44 86 (14.9)
45–49 128 (22.1)
50–54 155 (26.9)
55–59 106 (18.4)
≥60 71 (12.3)
Missing 31 (5.3)
Family status Married 372 (64.5)
Single 65 (11.3)
Divorced/Widowed 108 (18.7)
Missing 32 (5.5)
Children No 112 (19.4)
Yes 432 (74.9)
Missing 33 (5.7)
Native language German 519 (89.9)
Other 28 (4.9)
Missing 30 (5.2)
Health insurance status Statutory 418 (72.5)
Private 56 (9.7)
Statutory with additional private insurance 71 (12.3)
Missing 32 (5.5)
Disease-related variables
Rehabilitation No 147 (25.5)
Yes 256 (44.4)
Missing 174 (30.1)
Individual health status Bad/Less good 104 (18.0)
Good 332 (57.5)
Very good/Excellent 136 (23.6)
Missing 5 (0.9)
Comorbidities 0 49 (8.5)
1 425 (73.6)
2 48 (8.3)
3 20 (3.5)
4 4 (0.7)
5 1 (0.2)
Missing 30 (5.2)
ASA classification 1 291 (50.4)
2 210 (36.4)
3 17 (3.0)
4–6 was not reported 0 (0)
Missing 59 (10.2)
UICC stage Stage 0/I 256 (44.4)
Stage II 178 (30.8)
Stage III/IV 53 (9.2)
Missing 90 (15.6)