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Table 4 Distribution of women with multimorbidity ≤2 years and >2–10 years before screening and their participation status (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  
  Participants Non-participants   Participants Non-participants
  N (% row) N (% row) P-value (chi2) N (% row) N (% row) P-value (chi2)
Disease count     <0.001     <0.001
 0 104,012 (79.7) 26,533 (20.3)   97,440 (79.8) 24,598 (20.2)  
 1 8,887 (72.4) 3,383 (27.6)   14,153 (74.8) 4,763 (25.2)  
 2 845 (63.4) 488 (36.6)   1,966 (67.7) 939 (32.3)  
  ≥ 3 67 (57.8) 49 (42.2)   252 (62.2) 153 (37.8)  
Multimorbidity (≥2 diseases)   <0.001    <0.001
 No 112,899 (79.0) 29,916 (21.0)   111,593 (79.2) 29,361 (20.8)  
 Yes 912 (62.9) 537 (37.1)   2,218 (67.0) 1,092 (33.0)  
Severe multimorbidity (≥3 diseases)   <0.001    <0.001
 No 113,744 (78.9) 30,404 (21.1)   113,559 (78.9) 30,300 (21.1)  
 Yes 67 (57.8) 49 (42.2)   252 (62.2) 153 (37.8)  
Physical multimorbidity   <0.001    <0.001
 No 113,043 (79.0) 30,032 (21.0)   112,045 (79.0) 29,654 (20.9)  
 Yes 768 (64.6) 421 (35.4)   1,766 (68.8) 799 (31.2)  
Physical-mental multimorbidity   <0.001    <0.001
 No 113,657 (78.9) 30,320 (21.1)   113,269 (79.0) 30,099 (21.0)  
 Yes 154 (53.7) 133 (46.3)   542 (60.5) 354 (39.5)