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Table 4 Screening adherence by exposure to 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)
No exposure 28 (194/683) 72 (489/683) 54 (169/315) 46 (146/315) 39 (123/315) 61 (192/315)
Personal exposure 36 (134/372) 64 (238/372) 61 (129/212) 39 (83/212) 49 (103/212) 51 (109/212)
Total 328/10551 727/10551 298/5271 229/5271 226/5271 301/5271
  1. * χ2 = 6.52, p < .011, ** χ2 = 4.71, p < .03
  2. 1 Total N = 1013 for entire sample, and 527 for those 40 and over due to missing values in age