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Table 2 Proportion of female post-graduate physicians adherent to United States Preventive Services Task Force cervical cancer screening recommendations and who accurately perceived adherence or non-adherence to the recommendations, stratified by self-identified race/ethnicity

From: Racial and ethnic differences in personal cervical cancer screening amongst post-graduate physicians: Results from a cross-sectional survey

  Adherent Accurately Perceived Adherence or Non-adherence
  No. (%) RR (95% CI) No. (%) RR (95% CI)
Overall 169 (83) n/a 167 (84) n/a
Self-Identified Race/Ethnicity     
   White 93 (87) 1.00 93 (88) 1.00
   Asian 33 (69) 0.79 (0.64–0.97)a 37 (82) 0.94 (0.80–1.09)
   African-American 15 (94) 1.08 (0.93–1.25) 15 (94) 1.07 (0.92–1.24)
   East Indian 13 (87) 1.00 (0.81–1.23) 9 (64) 0.73 (0.49–1.09)b
   Hispanic/Latina 10 (91) 1.05 (0.86–1.28) 9 (82) 0.93 (0.70–1.24)
  1. a Chi-square P < 0.01, comparing women who self-identified as Asian with women who self-identified as white.
  2. b Fisher's Exact Test P = 0.036, comparing women who self-identified as East Indian with women who self-identified as white.