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Table 3 Screening adherence by education level

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)
High school graduate or less 25 (30/122) 75 (92/122) 44 (34/77) 56 (43/77) 38 (29/77) 62 (48/77)
Some college or vocational 31 (169/547) 69 (378/547) 59 (141/239) 41 (98/239) 46 (109/239) 54 (130/239)
College graduate or more 35 (123/356) 65 (233/356) 61 (122/199) 39 (77/199) 43 (85/199) 57 (114/199)
Total 322/1025 1 703/1025 1 297/515 1 218/515 1 223/515 1 292/515 1
  1. * χ2 = 7.01, p = .03
  2. 1 Total N = 1025 for entire sample and 515 for those 40 and over due to missing values in educational level