Table 1

Characteristics of program participants
Variable Category n (%)
Previous MMG Yes 10,404 (57.9%)
No 7,560 (42.1%)
Screening unit Mobile Unit 10,521 (58.6%)
Fixed Unit 7,443 (41.4%)
Age group (years) 40–49 8,659 (48.2%)
50–59 6,179 (34.4%)
60–69 3,126 (17.4%)
Strategies for invitation Community health agents 8,406 (46.8%)
Physicians 4,861 (27.1%)
Radio announcements 2,219 (12.4%)
Conversations with friends 1,026 (5.7%)
Other reasons 1,452 (8.1%)
Total 17,964 (100.0%)

Abbreviation: MMG = mammography.

Haikel et al.

Haikel et al. BMC Women's Health 2012 12:32   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-12-32

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