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Table 1 Characteristics of those invited for screening (n = 37,211), by caregiving status

From: Are caregiving responsibilities associated with non-attendance at breast screening?

  Non-caregiver (n = 28,308) 76.1% 1-19 hrs/week (n = 5,013) 13.5% 20-49 hrs/week (n = 1,389) 3.7% 50 + hrs/week (n = 2,501) 6.7%
Age     
47-54 12,714 (44.9%) 2,661 (53.1%) 690 (49.7%) 1,144 (45.7%)
55-64 15,594 (55.1%) 2,352 (46.9%) 699 (50.3%) 1,357 (54.3%)
Marital status     
Single 2,191 (7.7%) 311 (6.2%) 122 (8.8%) 261 (10.4%)
Married 19,959 (70.5%) 3,982 (79.4%) 1,076 (77.5%) 1,963 (78.5%)
Separated/Widowed/Divorced 6,158 (21.8%) 720 (14.4%) 191 (13.7%) 277 (11.1%)
Deprivation     
1 Least deprived 10,780 (38.1%) 2,777 (55.4%) 560 (40.3%) 744 (29.7%)
2 9,885 (34.9%) 1,668 (33.3%) 545 (39.2%) 995 (39.8%)
3 4,142 (14.6%) 367 (7.3%) 171 (12.3%) 498 (19.9%)
4 2,902 (10.3%) 173 (3.5%) 100 (7.2%) 226 (9.0%)
5 Most deprived 599 (2.1%) 28 (0.6%) 13 (0.9%) 38 (1.5%)
General health     
Good 14,223 (50.2%) 3,101 (61.9%) 702 (50.5%) 1,131 (45.2%)
Fairly good 7,700 (27.2%) 1,509 (30.1%) 504 (36.3%) 960 (38.4%)
Not good 6,385 (22.6%) 403 (8.0%) 183 (13.2%) 410 (16.4%)
Settlement type     
Rest of Northern Ireland 18,691 (66.0%) 3,074 (61.3%) 856 (61.6%) 1,657 (66.3%)
Belfast Metropolitan Area (BMA) 9,617 (34.0%) 1,939 (38.7%) 533 (38.4%) 844 (33.8%)