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Table 2 Knowledge and negative attitudes towards mammography screening according to household income and education level in 1998 and 2012

From: Effect of an organised screening program on socioeconomic inequalities in mammography practice, knowledge and attitudes

  Mammography practice according to guidelines (%) Mammography screening knowledge (mean score/100) Negative attitudes towards mammography screening (mean score/100)
Education (years) 1998 2012 1998 2012 1998 2012
  < 10 43.7 82.8 65.1 71.6 30.0 17.2
 11–13 54.8 82.5 70.2 74.6 22.4 13.1
 14–16 56.0 83.7 66.8 74.5 21.6 11.6
  ≥ 17 62.8 81.7 70.8 76.2 17.8 12.3
p value for trend p = 0.012 p = 0.74 p = 0.028 p = 0.001 p = 0.002 p = 0.004
Monthly household income (CHF)
  < 2000 37.5 70.8 64.8 70.7 32.3 21.1
 2000–3999 39.0 79.8 63.2 69.7 32.6 20.1
 4000–5999 51.0 85.6 68.3 72.6 22.1 12.5
 6000–7999 61.3 82.7 72.5 75.1 16.4 11.1
  ≥ 8000 64.9 85.3 70.3 78.1 16.9 9.9
p value for trend p < 0.001 p = 0.024 p = 0.009 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001