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Table 1 Demographic data (N = 708)

From: Relationship of attitudes toward uncertainty and preventive health behaviors with breast cancer screening participation

  n %
or Mean ± SD (range)
Breast cancer screening (during the past year)
 Yes 204 28.8
 No 504 71.2
Age (years)
 40–49 170 24.0
 50–59 180 25.4
 60–69 183 25.8
 70–79 150 21.2
 80–85 25 3.5
Family type
 Living with family 622 87.9
 Living alone 86 12.1
Marital status
 Married 533 75.3
 Single 175 24.7
Number of children
 ≥ 1 414 58.5
 None 294 41.5
Level of education completed
 Junior or senior high school 449 63.4
 Junior college or vocational school 135 19.1
 University or graduate school 124 17.5
Type of employment
 Regular 77 10.9
 Precarious 219 30.9
 Self-employed 145 20.5
 Unemployed 267 37.7
Relative poverty
 Poora 79 11.2
 Not poorb 629 88.8
Medical treatment received in the past year
 Yes 348 49.2
 No 360 50.8
Smoking status
 Smoker 125 17.7
 Non-smoker 583 82.3
Alcohol consumption
 Yes 237 33.5
 No 471 66.5
Weekly exercise
 Yes 167 23.6
 No 541 76.4
Region of residence
 Government-designated cityc 199 28.1
 Cityd 449 63.4
 Town or villagee 60 8.5
Sleep duration 6.52 ± 1.16 (2–11)
Self-rated health 3.23 ± 0.91 (1–5)
Time preference 0.17 ± 0.15 (− 0.05–0.4)
Risk aversion 0.60 ± 0.23 (0–1)
  1. aYearly household disposable income < 122,000 yen
  2. bYearly household disposable income ≥ 122,000 yen
  3. cPopulation ≥ 500,000
  4. dPopulation ≥ 50,000 to < 500,000
  5. ePopulation < 50,000