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Table 3 Average Social Influence Scores by Mammography Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices

From: How does social integration influence breast cancer control among urban African-American women? Results from a cross-sectional survey

   Social Roles Social Network Index Social Support Index
Knowledge 1   (Number) Family Neighborhood Church Emotional Instrumental
Mammograms are X-Rays Yes (40%) 3.1 P = .63 3.1 P = .03 3.4 P = .01 4.1 P = .07 2.7 P = .47 2.2 P = .49
of the breast. No (60%) 3.0   2.9   3.1   3.8   2.7   2.2  
Mammograms are needed Yes (80%) 3.1 P = .02 3.0 P = .49 3.2 P = .24 4.0 P = .18 2.7 P = .93 2.2 P = .60
continually. No (20%) 2.8   2.9   3.1   3.7   2.7   2.2  
Attitudes: 1              
If I had cancer, I would Yes (17%) 3.1 P = .76 2.8 P = .36 3.0 P = .20 3.6 P = .09 2.6 P = .07 2.2 P = .82
rather not know about it. No (83%) 3.1   3.0   3.2   4.0   2.7   2.2  
There is such a thing as being Yes (74%) 3.1 P = .05 3.0 P = .70 3.2 P = .95 4.0 P = .02 2.7 P = .62 2.3 P = .78
cured of breast cancer. No (26%) 2.9   2.9   3.2   3.6   2.7   2.2  
Cancer is the worst disease Yes (61%) 3.1 P = .74 3.0 P = .51 3.2 P = .95 3.9 P = .99 2.7 P = .26 2.2 P = .05
I can imagine having. No (39%) 3.0   2.9   3.2   3.9   2.7   2.3  
Breast cancer treatments are Yes (57%) 3.1 P = .16 3.0 P = .84 3.2 P = .84 3.9 P = .59 2.6 P = .005 2.2 P = .47
worse than the disease itself. No (43%) 3.0   2.9   3.2   4.0   2.8   2.2  
Screening Practices: 2              
Had a mammogram within Yes (73%) 3.1 P = .56 3.0 P = .04 3.3 P = .72 4.0 P = .60 2.7 P = .40 2.2 P = .45
the past year No (27%) 3.0   2.8   3.2   3.9   2.7   2.2  
Intends to have a mammogram Yes (91%) 3.0 P = .94 3.0 P = .004 3.2 P.30 4.0 P = .91 2.7 P = .52 2.2 P = .01
In the future. No (9%) 3.0   2.5   3.5   3.9   2.8   2.0  
Hypothetical Choices: 2              
Would Choose Lumpectomy Yes (57%) 3.2 P = .66 3.2 P = .64 2.9 P = .32 3.4 P = .007 2.8 P = .88 2.1 P = .88
Over mastectomy No (43%) 3.3   3.3   2.7   3.8   2.8   2.1  
Would Choose Reconstruction Yes (35%) 3.2 P = .42 3.2 P = .68 2.7 P = .23 3.3 P = .07 2.8 P = .91 2.1 P = .78
after Mastectomy No (65%) 3.3   3.3   2.9   3.6   2.8   2.1  
Would have an experimental Yes (49%) 3.3 P = .19 3.2 P = .04 2.9 P = .20 3.6 P = .09 2.7 P = .09 2.1 P = .12
treatment if offered No (51%) 3.2   3.3   2.7   3.4   2.9   2.0  
  1. Adjusted for age, education (1), and having a current source of care (2). Centered at mean age (62), education (11), and having care.