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Table 2 Proportion of women who considered each factor essential/very important in decision to get a mammogram.

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

  65–79 (n = 82) 80+ (n = 80) p Value
Habit 76.2 87.0 0.08
Reassurance 81.0 73.0 0.23
History of Breast Disease 65.0 85.7 0.09
   (n = 20 aged 65–79 and n = 28 aged 80+)    
Reminder Card 72.6 73.7 0.90
   (n = 62 aged 65–79 and n = 38 aged 80+)    
MD Recommendations 60.2 66.2 0.43
Family History 42.3 38.1 0.77
Health 36.6 47.1 0.19
Friend's Experience with Breast Cancer 30.8 25.0 0.57
Age 28.2 29.0 0.92
Family Member Recommendation 15.9 13.9 0.73
Friend Recommendation 16.9 6.3 0.06
Media 15.5 16.0 0.93