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Table 2 Relationship between awareness of mammography and other selected characteristics

From: Level of awareness of mammography among women attending outpatient clinics in a teaching hospital in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria

Variable Aware of mammography n (%) Total P value
Family history of cancer?    0.434
Yes 4(7.4) 54
No 38(5.0) 764
Source of information about breast cancer    
Newspaper/magazine 7(10.6) 66 0.003
Radio/television 6(2.8) 212  
Friends/Colleagues 9(8.8) 102  
Hospital 4(4.2) 95  
Others 13(8.7) 150  
Never heard about cancer recently 3(1.6) 193  
Took part in a breast cancer detection programme?    
Yes 2(12.5) 16 0.178
No 40(5.0) 802
Ever had breast cancer discussions with other women?    
Yes 20(10.6) 188 <0.001
No 22(3.5) 630
Know one or more breast cancer symptoms?
Yes 28(8.5) 331 <0.001
No 14(2.9) 487
Know one or more risk factors for breast cancer?
Yes 1(0.4) 284 <0.001
No 41(8.0) 511