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Table 1 Screening adherence by perceptions of how informed they were about breast cancer

From: Breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and screening behaviors among African American women: the Black cosmetologists promoting health program

Education level Reported BSE within past month* Reported CBE within past year (for women 40 + only) ** Reported Mammogram within past year (for women 40 + only) ***
  Yes % (N) No % (N) Yes % (N) No % (N) Yes % (N) No % (N)
Well informed 38 (121/317) 62 (196/317) 62 (122/198) 38 (76/198) 52 (103/198) 48 (95/198)
Moderately well informed 32 (163/509) 58 (346/509) 59 (145/245) 41(100/245) 41 (101/245) 59 (144/245)
Not at all informed 20 (39/193) 80 (154/193) 37 (23/62) 63 (39/62) 26 (16/62) 74 (46/62)
Total 323/10191 696/10191 290/5051 215/5051 220/5051 285/5051
  1. * χ2 = 17.92, p < .0001, ** χ2 = 12.21, p < .002, *** χ2 = 14.26, p < .001
  2. 1 Total N = 1019 for entire sample, and 505 for those 40 and over due to missing values in well-informed variable