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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents by age group.

From: Factors influencing elderly women's mammography screening decisions: implications for counseling

   Age Group   
   65–79 80+ p value
   (n = 93) (n = 107)  
   % %  
Race: Non-Hispanic White 60.2 66.4 0.35
  Non-Hispanic Black 30.1 29.0  
  Other 9.7 4.7  
Education: < High School 16.1 14.2 0.39
  High School Graduate 28.0 35.9  
  Some College 28.0 18.9  
  College Graduate or beyond 28.0 31.1  
Income: (n = 168) <$20K 28.8 55.7 <0.01
  $20K-<35K 21.2 15.9  
  $35K or more 50.0 28.4  
Insurance: Private 78.5 85.1 0.23
  Other 21.5 14.9  
Marital Status: Married 43.0 17.8 <.01
  Widowed 22.6 60.8  
  Other 34.4 21.5  
Clinic Visits in past year: 1 12.9 11.2 0.74
  2–4 49.5 45.8  
  5+ 37.6 43.0  
CCI: 0 49.5 43.9 0.15
  1 29.0 22.4  
  2+ 21.5 33.6  
Function: None 86.0 52.3 <0.01
  IADL dependency only* 12.9 37.4  
  ADL dependency* 1.1 10.3  
Perceived Health: (n = 192) Excellent 31.2 18.2 0.08
  Very Good 26.9 30.3  
  Good 29.0 30.3  
  Fair 8.6 19.2  
  Poor 4.3 2.0  
Screening Mammogram in the past 2 years 88.2 75.2 0.02
  1. * ADL = Activity of Daily Living, IADL = Instrumental Activity of Daily Living