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Table 1 Population, number of public health nurses and financial capability index by client reminder group

From: Effect size and cost-effectiveness estimates of breast and cervical cancer screening reminders by population size through complete enumeration of Japanese local municipalities

   Client reminder group Total N = 1,464
Median Group 1 (2007 no–2008 no) N = 476 Group 2 (2007 yes–2008 no) N = 200 Group 3 (2007 no–2008 yes) N = 168 Group 4 (2007 yes–2008 yes) N = 620
    n % n % n % n % n %
Population Fewer than 50,000 14,926 306 64.3% 128 64.0% 125 74.4% 422 68.1% 981 67.0%
  Between 50,000 and 100,000 67,181 88 18.5% 34 17.0% 17 10.1% 97 15.6% 236 16.1%
  More than 100,000 189,735 82 17.2% 38 19.0% 26 15.5% 101 16.3% 247 16.9%
Number of public health nurses Group 1 (≤16.0/100,000) 11.5 159 33.4% 60 30.0% 36 21.4% 143 23.1% 398 27.2%
Group 2 (16.1–26.1/100,000) 20.7 124 26.1% 42 21.0% 38 22.6% 162 26.1% 366 25.0%
  Group 3 (26.2–43.3/100,000) 32.4 83 17.4% 48 24.0% 46 27.4% 176 28.4% 353 24.1%
  Group 4 (≥43.4/100,000) 64.8 110 23.1% 50 25.0% 48 28.6% 139 22.4% 347 23.7%
Financial capability index Group 1 (≤0.28) 0.21 108 22.7% 44 22.0% 48 28.6% 118 19.0% 318 21.7%
Group 2 (0.29–0.48) 0.38 98 20.6% 54 27.0% 45 26.8% 171 27.6% 368 25.1%
  Group 3 (0.49–0.73) 0.60 127 26.7% 49 24.5% 36 21.4% 161 26.0% 373 25.5%
  Group 4 (≥0.74) 0.93 143 30.0% 53 26.5% 39 23.2% 170 27.4% 405 27.7%
  1. Significant correlations were identified between client reminders and population size (p = 0.015), number of public health nurses per population (p < 0.001) and financial capability index (p = 0.030).