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Table 7 Beliefs about heredity as a cause of breast cancer by family history and case status

From: Self-reported chemicals exposure, beliefs about disease causation, and risk of breast cancer in the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study: a case-control study

   Cases Controls
   Family history of breast cancer Family history of breast cancer
   Yes No Yes No
Belief   N % N % N % N %
Heredity contributes "a lot" to breast cancer Yes 120 61 211 36 83 61 391 67
  No 76 39 380 64 52 39 195 33