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Table 1 Overview of study characteristics and inclusion criteria from both studies

From: Breast cancer incidence and mammography screening among resettlers in Germany

 InEMa cross-sectional studyAMIN cohort study
Inclusion criteria:
 Place of residence / study regionRegion of Westfalen-Lippe (sub-area of North Rhine-Westphalia)Münster (Westfalen) (administrative district in North Rhine-Westphalia)
 Survey period2013/20141994–2013
 Further inclusion criteriaNo previous breast cancer diagnosisNo previous breast cancer diagnosis
 50 years of age (eligible for MSP for the first time)No age restriction
Resettler definition:
 Migrated from countries of the former Soviet UnionMigrated between 1990 and 2001 (restriction to resettlers from countries of the former Soviet Union)
 German nationalityGerman nationality
Variables of interest:
 • Participation in the mammography screening programme
• Possible determinants and confounders
• Resettler women vs. other study participants (German women and women with migration background)
• Breast cancer incidence (C50 diagnoses)
• Stage at breast cancer diagnosis (TNM-based)
• Resettler women (from cohort) vs. general population of Münster (including German women and women with migration background)