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Table 2 Screening adherence for BSE, CBE, and mammogram by age group

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

Age group 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)
20–39 28 (134/486) 72 (352/486) N/A N/A N/A N/A
40–49 39 (102/265) 61 (163/265) 60 (159/265) 40(106/265) 38 (100/265) 62 (165/265)
50–59 35 (49/139) 65 (90/139) 58 (80/139) 42 (59/139) 51 (71/139) 49 (68/139)
60+ 29 (36/123) 71 (87/123) 48 (59/123) 52 (64/123) 45 (55/123) 55 (68/123)
Total 32 (321/1013)1 68 (692/1013)1 57 (298/527)1 43 (229/527)1 43 (226/527)1 57 (301/527)1
  1. * χ2 = 10.62, p = .014, ** χ2 = 6.87, p = .033
  2. 1 Total N = 1013 for entire sample, and 527 for those 40 and over due to missing values in age