Table 3.

Univariate associations between perceived ambiguity regarding mammography recommendations and sociodemographic variables (Maximizing Mammography Participation Trial)

Perceived ambiguity*
TotalPχ2
HighestHighLowLowest
Age0.00319.58
    50-5925 (1.7)114 (7.5)250 (16.5)1,127 (74.3)1,080
    60-6926 (2.4)95 (8.7)132 (12.1)842 (76.9)1,095
    70-8024 (2.2)104 (9.6)127 (11.8)825 (76.4)1,516
    Total753135092,7943,691
Race0.00220.56
    White57 (1.7)274 (8.2)465 (13.9)2,547 (76.2)3,343
    Black11 (5.1)24 (11.2)28 (13.1)151 (70.6)214
    Other5 (4.3)14 (12.1)15 (12.9)82 (70.7)116
    Total733125082,7803,673
Education level<0.000131.21
    Less than high school11 (4.8)28 (12.3)18 (7.9)171 (75.0)228
    Some college46 (2.0)202 (8.9)294 (13.0)1,718 (76.0)2,260
    College graduate18 (1.5)82 (6.9)196 (16.4)900 (75.3)1,196
    Total753125082,7893,684
Income0.00413.12
    Under US$30,00031 (2.4)126 (9.8)153 (11.9)980 (76.0)1,290
    Over US$30,00035 (1.8)139 (7.1)289 (14.7)1,506 (76.5)1,969
    Total662654422,4863,259
  • * N (row %).

  • Total sample N = 3,701 (decreased and unequal n for individual variables due to missing data).