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Table 1 Socio-economic position of the study population divided according to participation in the screening programme (n = 144,264, numbers vary due to missing observations)

From: Non-participation in breast cancer screening for women with chronic diseases and multimorbidity: a population-based cohort study

All women Participants Non-participants P-value (chi2)
N (% column) N (% column)
113,811 (79.1) 30,453 (21.1)
Chronic disease (no missings)a     <0.001
 No 104,012 (79.7) 26,533 (20.3)  
 Yes 9,799 (71.4) 3,920 (28.6)  
Age on the screening date (no missings)   <0.001
 50–54 years 30,965 (80.4) 7,536 (19.6)  
 55–59 years 30,722 (80.2) 7,580 (19.8)  
 60–64 years 30,532 (79.2) 7,998 (20.8)  
 65–69 years 21,592 (74.6) 7,339 (25.4)  
Marital status (missing N = 83 (0.06 %))   <0.001
 Married/cohabiting 88,590 (82.7) 18,484 (17.3)  
 Single 25,183 (67.9) 11,924 (32.1)  
Ethnicity (missing N = 48 (0.03 %))     <0.001
 Danish/descendant 110,018 (79.6) 28,201 (18.3)  
 Immigrants 3,773 (62.9) 2,224 (37.1)  
Education (missing N = 2,279 (1.6 %))   <0.001
  ≤ 10 years 39,214 (75.6) 12,651 (24.4)  
 11–15 years 47,661 (81.8) 10,624 (18.2)  
  > 15 years 25,549 (80.2) 6,286 (19.7)  
  1. (n = 144,264, numbers vary due to missing observations)
  2. aPresence of chronic diseases ≤2 years before the scheduled screening date