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Table 2 Study characteristics of the InEMa study, separated by resettlers and other study participants and MSP participation

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

 resettlers (N = 69)Other study participants (N = 4759)
Had participatedin MSPaHad not participated in MSPaTotalcHad participated in MSPbHad not participated in MSPbTotalc
Participation in the mammography screening programme (MSP)58 (84.1%)8 (11.6%)66 (95.7%)3504 (73.6%)1122 (23.6%)4626 (97.2%)
Country of origin
 Germany3237 (92.4%)1062 (94.7%)4414 (92.8%)
 Russia33 (56.9%)4 (50.0%)39 (56.5%)17 (0.5%)1 (0.1%)18 (0.4%)
 Kazakhstan19 (32.8%)4 (50.0%)24 (34.8%)5 (0.1%)3 (0.3%)8 (0.2%)
 other countries of origin6 (10.3%)6 (8.7%)245 (7.0%)56 (5.0%)319 (6.7%)
 missing
Immigration period
 born in Germany3237 (92.4%)1062 (94.7%)4414 (92.8%)
 before 199010 (17.3%)1 (12.5%)11 (15.9%)178 (5.1%)37 (3.3%)228 (4.8%)
 1990 or later48 (82.8%)7 (87.5%)58 (84.1%)87 (2.5%)23 (2.0%)114 (2.4%)
 missing2 (0.1%)3 (0.1%)
Language that is mainly spoken at home 
 German22 (37.9%)3 (37.5%)25 (36.2%)3285 (93.8%)1081 (96.3%)4479 (94.1%)
 Russian6 (10.4%)1 (12.5%)7 (10.1%)4 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)4 (0.1%)
 other languages46 (1.3%)12 (1.1%)66 (1.4%)
 German in combination with a different language30 (51.7%)4 (50.0%)37 (53.6%)147 (4.2%)25 (2.2%)181 (3.8%)
 missing22 (2.0%)4 (0.4%)28 (0.6%)
Educational level
 low/medium39 (67.2%)6 (75.0%)45 (68.2%)2186 (62.4%)640 (57.0%)2826 (61.1%)
 high15 (25.9%)2 (25.0%)17 (25.8%)1288 (36.8%)473 (42.2%)1761 (38.1%)
 missing4 (6.9%)4 (6.1%)30 (0.9%)9 (0.8%)39 (0.8%)
Already received an invitation to MSP
 yes47 (81.0%)5 (62.5%)52 (78.8%)2946 (84.1%)643 (57.3%)3589 (77.6%)
 no11 (19.0%)2 (25.0%)13 (19.7%)541 (15.4%)467 (41.6%)1008 (21.8%)
 missing1 (12.5%)1 (1.5%)17 (0.5%)12 (1.1%)29 (0.6%)
  1. Legend: amissings: 3 missings among resettlers, b133 missings among other participants, cthe sum includes the missings from participation (except the first variable)