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Table 2 Transition between employment after diagnosis of breast cancer or breast cancer and lymphedema

From: Worse and worse off: the impact of lymphedema on work and career after breast cancer

  Breast cancer (BC) Breast cancer + lymphedema
209 152
When first diagnosed (%) Now (%) When first diagnosed (%) Now (%)
Paid employment 77 59 63 51
Yes, full-time 38 23 34 22
Yes, part-time 22 22 19 21
Yes, casual 7 8 3 2
Yes, self-employed 10 6 7 6
Not employed 22 41 37 49
No, looking for a job 0 3 1 3
No, retired 12 27 21 37
No, other 10 11 15 9
Total 100 100 100 100