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Table 2 Type of cancer screening test done in the past 3 years

From: Cancer screening in a middle-aged general population: factors associated with practices and attitudes

  Women Men
  30–49 years
N = 830
50–60 years
N = 436
  30–49 years
N = 678
50–60 years
N = 357
 
  % % p-value % % p-value
Breast cancer (mammography, ultrasound) 35.0 90.3 < 0.001 - - -
Uterus (Pap test) 73.4 83.2 < 0.001 - - -
Prostate (digital rectal exam., prostate-specific antigen test) - - - 8.7 55.1 < 0.001
Colon (colonoscopy, faecal occult blood test) 5.4 16.8 < 0.001 5.4 25.1 < 0.001
Skin (examination by a dermatologist) 19.2 19.0 0.94 12.7 16.2 0.13
At least one test in the past 3 years 78.8 91.5 < 0.001 21.4 59.4 < 0.001
Number of recommended screening tests 1 3   0 2  
  1. Note: in bold = recommended screening tests