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Table 3 Pre-test breast health knowledge scores in relation to woman’s perceived breast self-examination (BSE) knowledge and breast health practices at the baseline

From: Home visits to improve breast health knowledge and screening practices in a less privileged area in Jordan

  Knowledge score Total P-value*
  0-11 (n = 930) 12-16 (n = 1433)
  n % n % n %  
Attended a previous lecture 164 18 164 18 560 24 <0.001
Ever had mammography screening (Aged 40 years or more) 30 5.4 72 9.8 102 7.9 0.004
Perceived to have BSE knowledge 326 35 795 55 1121 47 <0.001
Ever did BSE 141 16 433 31 574 25 <0.001
Ever had CBE 147 16 392 27 539 23 <0.001
  1. *Difference between lower and higher breast health knowledge score levels.