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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (N =482)

From: Psychometric properties of the mammography self-efficacy and fear of breast cancer scales in Iranian women

Characteristics N (%)
Age
 40-50 350 (72.6)
 51-60 110 (22.8)
 61 and older 22 (4.6)
Marital status
 Single 16 (3.3)
 Married 424 (88.0)
 Widowed 42 (8.7)
 Education status
 Primary 182 (37.8)
 Secondary 54 (11.2)
 Diploma 120 (24.9)
 Academic 126 (26.1)
Number of Children
 No child 26 (5.4)
 1-3 346 (71.8)
 More than 3 children 110 (22.8)
Employment status
 Homemaker 192 (60.6)
 Employed 190 (39.4)
Menopause
 Yes 134 (27.8)
 No 358 (72.2)
History of personal breast problem
 Yes 58 (12.0)
 No 424 (88.0)
Family history of breast cancer
 Yes 14 (2.9)
 No 468 (97.1)
Health insurance
 Yes 432 ( 89.6)
 No 50 (10.4)
History of having mammography in past 2 y
 Yes 155 (32.4)
 No 327 (67.6)