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Research Article

“Keeping the Boogie Man Away”: Medication Self-Management among Women Receiving Anastrozole Therapy

Table 1

Participant sociodemographic, breast cancer, and breast cancer treatment characteristics.

CharacteristicCurrent study participants
( )
The AIM Study women who received anastrozole
( )
value

Age (in years) mean62.560.1.729
Years of education mean14.815.1.844
Marital status (%).528
  Married6 (50.0)109 (67.3)
  Divorced2 (16.7)20 (12.3)
  Never married3 (25.0)18 (11.1)
  Widowed 1 (8.3)13 (8.0)
MEMS 6-month adherence %87.888.7.129
Breast cancer treatment   (%)
  Radiation therapy11 (91.7)32 (19.8).874
  Mammosite therapy1 (8.3)12 (7.4)
  Chemotherapy with anastrozole2 (16.7)25 (15.4).025*

* P < .05.