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Table 2 Distribution of women with the selected CDGs ≤2 years and >2–10 years before screening and screening participation (n = 144,264)

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

  Contacts to hospital with the CDGs ≤2 years before the screening date Contacts to hospital with the CDGs >2–10 years before the screening date
Chronic diseases Participants Non-participants   Participants Non-participants  
  N (% row) N (% row) P-value (chi2) N (% row) N (% row) P-value (chi2)
Cardiovascular diseases <0.001      <0.001
 No 111,578 (79.0) 29,670 (21.0)   108,916 (79.0) 28,885 (21.0)  
 Yes 2,233 (74.0) 783 (26.0)   4,895 (75.7) 1,568 (24.3)  
Cancer <0.001      <0.001
 No 112,517 (79.1) 29,780 (20.9)   111,848 (79.0) 29,798 (21.0)  
 Yes 1,294 (65.8) 673 (34.2)   1,963 (75.0) 655 (25.0)  
Hypertension     0.944      0.844
 No 112,475 (78.9) 30,097 (21.1)   110,753 (78.9) 29,641 (21.1)  
 Yes 1,336 (78.9) 356 (21,0)   3,058 (79.0) 812 (21.0)  
Chronic mental illness <0.001      <0.001
 No 112,683 (79.1) 29,696 (20.9)   111,261 (79.3) 28,970 (20.7)  
 Yes 1,128 (59.8) 757 (40.2)   2,550 (63.2) 1,483 (36.8)  
Diabetes      <0.001      <0.001
 No 112,116 (79.0) 29,836 (21.0)   111,801 (79.1) 29,609 (20.9)  
 Yes 1,695 (73.3) 617 (36.7)   2,010 (70.4) 844 (29.6)  
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease <0.001      <0.001
 No 112,975 (79.1) 29,917 (20.9)   112,439 (79.1) 29,709 (20.9)  
 Yes 836 (60.9) 536 (39.1)   1,372 (64.8) 744 (35.2)  
Chronic neurological disorders <0.001     <0.001
 No 113,234 (78.9) 30,188 (21.1)   113,049 (79.0) 30,078 (21.0)  
 Yes 577 (68.5) 265 (31.5)   762 (67.0) 375 (33.0)  
Chronic arthritis 0.079      0.439
 No 113,083 (78.9) 30,254 (21.1)   112,865 (78.9) 30,186 (21.1)  
 Yes 728 (78.5) 199 (21.5)   946 (78.0) 267 (22.0)  
Chronic bowel disease 0.004      <0.001
 No 113,185 (78.9) 30,326 (21.1)   112,905 (78.9) 30,272 (21.1)  
 Yes 626 (83.1) 127 (16.9)   906 (83.3) 181 (16.7)  
Chronic liver disease <0.001      <0.001
 No 113,606 (78.9) 30,367 (21.1)   113,567 (78.9) 30,343 (21.1)  
 Yes 205 (70.4) 86 (29.6)   244 (68.9) 110 (31.1)  
Chronic kidney disease <0.001      <0.001
 No 113,684 (78.9) 30,341 (21.1)   113,655 (78.9) 30,355 (21.1)  
 Yes 127 (53.1) 112 (46.9)   156 (61.4) 98 (38.6)