Table 2: Knowledge beliefs and practice of breast cancer screening.

Characteristic Frequency%

Breast self-exams
Heard of breast self-exam ( )
 No7919.8
 Yes32180.2
Practice of breast self-exam ( )
 Never16647.7
 Once every year1
 2–6 times a year9326.7
 7–11 times a year205.8
 Once every month6819.5
Clinical breast exams (CBE)
Heard of CBE ( )
 Yes13233.2
Obtaining most recent CBE ( )
 Never14135.2
 Do not remember 4411.0
 More than 2 years ago8020.0
 Less than 2 years13533.8
Mammograms
Heard of mammograms ( )
 Yes16541.2
*Obtaining mammogram(s) in past 5 years ( )
 Yes8324.5
Obtaining mammogram(s) in the past year ( )
 Yes5213.0
Ultrasounds
Heard of ultrasounds ( )
 Yes19147.9
*Obtaining ultrasound(s) in past 5 years ( )
 Yes7723.6
Obtaining ultrasound(s) in the past year ( )
 Yes4812.1

Beliefs: CMSBQ SubscalesMeanS.D.

Self-efficacy (range: 1–4) 2.4 0.6
Barriers (range: 1–4) 2.5 0.4
Benefits (range: 1–4) 3.2 0.5

Note: due to missing data, the frequency did not add up to the total sample size.
*The calculation of this item was based on a selective sample of 326 women ages between 45 and 75.