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Table 1 Characteristics of program participants

From: Mammography-based screening program: preliminary results from a first 2-year round in a Brazilian region using mobile and fixed units

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%)
  1. Abbreviation: MMG = mammography.