Table 1

Participant characteristics

All
(n=59)
Value*
Understand
overdetection (n=30)
Did not
understand overdetection (n=29)
Age (years), mean (SD) (range)77.5 (6.7) (70–92)77.7 (6.6) (71–92)77.2 (6.9) (70–92)
 70–74, n (%)28 (47)15 (50)13 (45)
 ≥75, n (%)31 (53)15 (50)16 (55)
Education, n (%)
 ≤HS29 (49)13 (43)16 (55)
 >HS30 (51)17 (57)13 (45)
Race/ethnicity, n (%)
 Hispanic14 (24)7 (23)7 (24)
 Non-Hispanic black21 (36)10 (33)11 (38)
 Non-Hispanic white24 (41)13 (43)11 (38)
Health status, n (%)
 Very poor2 (3)2 (7)0 (0)
 Fair16 (27)7 (23)10 (34)
 Good34 (58)16 (53)17 (59)
 Excellent7 (12)5 (17)2 (7)
Initial screening decision, n (%)
 Continue29 (49)11 (37)18 (62)
 Discontinue19 (32)9 (30)10 (35)
 Depends on physician6 (10)5 (17)1 (3)
 Unsure2 (3)2 (6)0 (0)
 Never had a mammogram3 (5)3 (10)0 (0)
  • *Data are presented as number (column percentage) of participants.

  • HS, high school.