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Table 5 The relations between sociodemographic variables and mammography practice

From: The knowledge and attitudes of breast self-examination and mammography in a group of women in a rural area in western Turkey

  Mammography practice
  n Present(%) Absent(%) p
Education     
Illiterate 49 5.3 94.7 1.0
Primary/above 195 5.3 94.7  
Age group     
15–24 47 0.0 100.0  
25–34 58 1.7 98.3 0.1
35–44 63 7.9 92.1  
45/above 76 9.2 90.8  
Marital status     
Married 196 6.6 93.4 0.1
Single 48 48 100.0  
Health insurance     
Present 197 6.8 93.2 0.1
Absent 47 1.5 98.5  
Family type     
Nuclear 153 4.6 95.4 0.5
Extended 91 6.6 93.4  
Breast cancer in family/friends     
Present 73 6.8 93.2 0.5
Absent 171 4.7 95.3  
Knowledge on breast cancer     
Sufficient 137 8.8 91.2 0.007
Insufficient 107 0.9 99.1  
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