Table 1.

Distribution and percentages of mammography-related cognitions among study participants at baseline and 12-month follow-up (Maximizing Mammography Participation Trial)

Mammography-related cognitionsBaseline, n* (%)Follow-up, n (%)
Perceived ambiguity
    Lowest2,794 (75.7)2,426 (75.6)
    Low509 (13.8)366 (11.4)
    High313 (8.5)364 (11.3)
    Highest75 (2.0)53 (1.7)
    Don't know9 (0.2)133 (4.0)
Mammography intentions
    Very unlikely353 (9.8)131 (4.0)
    Somewhat unlikely275 (7.7)78 (2.4)
    Somewhat likely572 (15.9)211 (6.4)
    Very likely2,393 (66.6)2,878 (87.3)
    Don't know107 (2.9)49 (1.5)
Mammography-related worry
    Low1,985 (54.7)1,685 (51.3)
    High1,641 (45.3)1,600 (48.7)
Perceived breast cancer risk
    Much lower913 (25.8)748 (23.3)
    Somewhat lower1,125 (31.8)1,022 (31.9)
    About the same1,005 (28.4)995 (31.0)
    Somewhat higher398 (11.3)375 (11.7)
    Much higher94 (2.7)69 (2.1)
    Don't know156 (4.2)131 (3.9)
  • * Total sample N = 3,701 (decreased and unequal n for individual models due to missing data).