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Table 2 Physician reported frequency of family history taking by types of family relationships (n = 867)

From: Primary care physicians' use of family history for cancer risk assessment

  %
never
1
%
2
%
3
%
4
%
always
5
First Degree
   Parents 0.3 0.5 0.8 2.4 96.0
   Siblings 0.5 0.9 2.7 8.5 87.4
   Children 2.1 5.8 9.1 12.0 71.0
Second Degree
   Grandparents 2.3 5.6 17.0 26.7 48.5
   Aunts/Uncles 4.5 15.0 35.5 25.3 19.6
Third Degree
   Nieces/Nephews 21.7 37.9 25.1 9.0 6.4
   Cousins 25.7 37.3 22.7 8.0 6.3