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Table 2 Knowledge of specific risk factors of breast cancer among respondents.

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practice of breast cancer screening among female health workers in a Nigerian urban city

Parameters Doctors
*Freq %
Nurses
*Freq %
Radiographers/Lab Sci/Pharmacist
*Freq %
Total
*Freq %
Family history 94 (92.2) 125 (49.2) 24 (64.9) 243 (61.8)
Contraceptives 82 (80.4) 141 (55.5) 19 (51.4) 242 (61.6)
Increasing age 39 (38.2) 48 (18.9) 9 (24.3) 96 (24.4)
Obesity 21 (20.6) 27 (10.6) 3 (8.1) 51 (13.0)
Breast feeding 1 (1.0) 2 (0.8) 1 (2.7) 4 (1.0)
Mean score
(x ± sd)
2.32 ± 0.85 1.34 ± 0.83 1.46 ± 0.80 1.61 ± 0.93
95% CI 2.16 – 2.49 1.24 – 1.45 1.19 – 1.73 1.52 – 1.72
  1. * Number and percentage responding correctly