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Published online 2012 April 25. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-59

Table 1

Demographic and socio-economic factors associated with attendance at breast screening

  No Invited (%Pop)No Attended (%Uptake)
Age at census
≤ 49
4,249 (11.5)
2,978 (70.1)
 
50-54
12,902 (34.8)
10,075 (78.1)
 
55-59
11,888 (32.1)
9,084 (76.4)
 
60-64
8,020 (21.6)
5,684 (70.9)
Marital Status
Married
26,967 (72.8)
21,029 (78.0)
 
Never married
2,774 ( 7.5)
1,851 (66.7)
 
Sep/Wid/Div
7,318 (19.8)
4,941 (67.5)
National Statistics Socio-economic Classification
H/L Prof/Manual
9,198 (24.8)
7,124 (77.5)
 
Intermediate
5,555 (15.0)
4,297 (77.4)
 
Own Account
1,958 ( 5.3)
1,527 (78.0)
 
Lower Supervisory
2,058 ( 5.6)
1,557 (75.7)
 
Routine
15,775 (42.6)
11,708 (74.2)
 
Other-U/E
2,515 ( 6.8)
1,608 (63.9)
Car Access
2 and over
16,116 (43.5)
12,948 (80.3)
 
1 car
15,442 (41.7)
11,567 (74.9)
 
No car
5,501 (14.8)
3,306 (60.1)
Housing tenure
Owner
30,044 (81.1)
23,446 (78.0)
 
Private rent
1,340 ( 3.6)
897 (66.9)
 
Social rent
5,675 (15.3)
3,478 (61.3)
Education
Degree+
4,138 (11.2)
3,203 (77.4)
 
To A-Level
1,411 ( 3.8)
1,068 (75.7)
 
To GCSE
8,676 (23.4)
6,791 (78.3)
 
None
22,834 (61.6)
16,759 (73.4)
General Health
Good
19,101 (51.5)
14,826 (77.6)
 
Fairly good
10,616 (28.7)
7,994 (75.3)
 
Not good
7,342 (19.8)
5,001 (68.1)
Limiting long term illness
No
25,245 (68.1)
19,471 (77.1)
 
Yes
11,814 (31.9)
8,350 (70.7)
Residence
Urban
14,640 (39.5)
10,107 (69.0)
 
Intermediate
12,399 (33.5)
9,666 (78.0)
 Rural10,020 (27.0)8,048 (80.3)

*Fully adjusted for age, marital status, NSSEC, car access, housing tenure, educational attainment, general health, limiting long-term illness and settlement band.