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Table 4 Comparison of BSE practice with selected demographic variables.

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

VARIABLE PRACTICE p-value
  Yes Freq % No Freq %  
Category of staff    
Doctors 83 (81.4) 19 (18.6)  
Nurses 199 (78.3) 55 (21.7)  
Radiographers/Lab. scientists/Pharmacists 23 (62.2) 14 (37.8) 0.05
Age-group (years)    
20–29 45 (65.2) 24 (34.8)  
30–39 127 (78.4) 35 (21.6)  
40–49 71 (75.5) 23 (24.5)  
50–59 59 (90.8) 6 (9.2)  
≥ 60 3 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 0.0035*
Duration of practice (years)    
1–10 124 (69.3) 55 (30.7)  
11–20 87 (85.3) 15 (14.7)  
21–30 69 (79.3) 18 (20.7)  
> 30 25 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 0.0004*
Total 305 (77.6) 88 (22.4)  
  1. *Statistically significant