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Table 2 Prevalence rates of having regular mammography and Pap test by sample characteristics

From: Socioeconomic disparities in the uptake of breast and cervical cancer screening in Italy: a cross sectional study

  Women that performed a mammography every two years Women that performed a Pap test every three years
  n % n %
Age groups     
25-34    3718 42.5
35-44    5482 53.7
45-54    5084 58.6
55-64    4133 53.5
50-54 2409 57.4   
55-59 2038 47.6   
60-64 1478 43.9   
65-69 1349 38.1   
Region of residence     
North-western Italy 1985 56.4 4795 63.1
North-eastern Italy 1959 62.7 5236 73.3
Central-Italy 1507 50.3 3753 60.1
Southern Italy 1308 29.3 3403 32.7
Italian Islands 515 28.1 1230 31.0
Marital status     
Single 402 38.4 2739 37.7
Married 5608 49.8 13376 56.2
Separated/Divorced 419 46.1 1529 56.2
Widowed 845 38.2 773 48.7
Body mass index     
Normal weight 3732 49.8 11981 53.6
Underweight 156 50.0 945 50.0
Overweight 2451 45.7 4120 50.7
Obese 935 41.1 1371 45.9
Self-assessed health status     
Good/Very good 3087 48.7 11540 50.7
Fair 3690 47.5 6279 55.5
Bad/Very bad 497 37.5 598 47.2
Cigarette smoking status     
Current 1130 44.7 3452 49.0
Former 1407 54.8 3690 63.5
Never 4737 50.2 11275 53.9
Level of education     
Primary school or less 3052 40.5 3114 44.0
Secondary school 1951 49.5 5632 50.5
High school and over 2271 57.0 9671 56.7
Occupational class     
Non-working 1800 35.4 3598 63.3
Low 2788 47.9 6142 52.8
Intermediate 1863 59.5 6371 62.3
High 823 57.5 2306 62.7