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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Physical activity and telomere length in early stage breast cancer survivors

   Number %
   392 100
Demographic characteristics Age, years (mean, 61.97; SD, 10.36)   
  <55 91 23.2
    55 to 65 170 43.4
    >65 131 33.4
  BMI (mean, 27.21; SD, 5.85)   
    <25 163 41.6
    25 to 30 123 31.4
    >30 106 27.0
  Smoking status   
    Never 207 52.9
    Current 13 3.3
    Previous 171 43.7
  Race/ethnicity   
    White 322 82.1
    Non-white* 70 17.9
  Educational level   
    High school or less 85 21.7
    College 167 42.6
    Graduate or higher 139 35.5
  Marital status   
    Married/partnered 244 62.2
    Single 136 34.7
  Physical activity   
    None 66 16.8
    Moderate to vigorous 326 83.2
Clinical characteristics Stage   
  0 and I 154 39.3
    II 192 49.0
    III 46 11.7
  Previous chemotherapy   
    No chemotherapy 153 39.0
    Chemotherapy 239 61.0
  Current aromatase inhibitors   
    None 41 10.5
    Letrozole 67 17.1
    Anastrozole 240 61.2
    Exemestane 44 11.2
  Cormorbid conditions   
    None 62 15.8
    One 118 30.1
    Two or more 212 54.1
Symptom profile HADS anxiety   
  Normal 282 71.9
    Symptomatic 101 25.8
  HADS depression   
    Normal 344 87.8
    Symptomatic 34 8.7
  1. *Mostly Black; hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) categorization: Normal = 0 to 7; symptomatic = 8 to 21. BMI, body mass index.