Table 2: Ignored first signs of breast cancer, patients in the Ethiopia breast cancer program ( ).

 Yes4869.6%
 No/not mentioned2130.4%

Mean time ignored1.6 yrs95% CI Mean: 1.0–2.2

Ignored symptoms for how long
 Did not ignore2130.4%
 Under 1 yr1115.9%
 One year710.1%
 Two–three years710.1%
 Over three years22.9%
 Time not specified/ambiguous2130.4%