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Table 1 Adherence to Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines by Age and Ethnicity at Baseline

From: Heterogeneity within the Asian American community

Ethnic Group BSE
N = 1087*
over age 20 (includes unspecified ages)
Annual Clinical Breast Exam
N = 490*
age 40 and over
Annual Mammography
N = 490*
age 40 and over
Annual Mammography N = 219*
age 50 and over
Asian Indian N = 125 37% 55% 64% 81%
Chinese
N = 302
26% 53% 34% 35%
Filipino
N = 248
46% 48% 53% 58%
Japanese
N = 47
38% 59% 72% 74%
Korean
N = 123
31% 49% 22% 29%
Vietnamese
N = 275
26% 54% 39% 33%
Full Sample
N = 1190
33% 52% 44% 47%
X2 .0005 N/S .0005 .0005
  1. * The numbers represent only women who provided valid data for these questions.
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