Table 3

Lerman Cancer Worry Scale items pre-counsel: frequencies by all women and by risk subgroup

Item score 0/1Item score 2/3
How often have you thought about your chances of getting cancer?234103316396252044
Have these thoughts affected your mood?3101274795201412
Have these thoughts interfered with your daily activities?324127501056112
How concerned are you about getting cancer one day?107571124223714083
How often do you worry about developing cancer?241104336689241841
How much of a problem is this worry?262114387368141334