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Table 3 Proportion of women who considered each factor essential/very important in decision NOT to get a mammogram.

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

  65–79 (n = 11) 80+ (n = 26) P Value
  % (proportion n's) % (proportion n's)  
Habit 50.0% (3/6) 40.0% (8/20) 0.66
MD Counseling 28.6% (2/7) 50.0% (11/22) 0.32
Age 50.0% (3/6) 56.5% (13/23) 0.77
Previous Experience with Mammography 28.6% (2/7) 18.8% (3/16) 0.60
Health 50.0% (3/6) 19.1% (4/21) 0.13
Media 0% (0/6) 8.3% (2/24) 0.46
Not Concerned about Breast Cancer 83.3% (5/6) 80.0% (16/20) 0.86