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Table 1 Women characteristics by screening exposure

From: Balancing harms and benefits of service mammography screening programs: a cohort study

  Attenders Non-attenders  
N° of women 32,544 18,552  
Mean age at entry 59.1 60.9 p < 0.0001
Marital status (%)    
   Married 70.0% 57.3%  
   Unmarried 8.0% 15.0%  
   Divorced 2.3% 3.2%  
   Widow 19.7% 24.5% p < 0.0001
Deprivation index (%)    
   First tertile 34.0% 31.3%  
   Second tertile 34.3% 32.7%  
   Third tertile 31.7% 36.0% p < 0.0001
N° (%) of breast cancer 1,583 (4.9%) 782 (4.2%)  
In situ 143 (0.4%) 36 (0.2%)  
Invasive 1,440 (4.4%) 746 (4.0%)  
N° (%) of BC deaths 184 (0.6%) 218 (1.2%)