Table 5: Associations between screening mammography date recall and sociodemographic, health behavior, and cancer screening characteristics at baseline for female relatives of the Ontario site of the Breast Cancer Family Registry ( ).

CharacteristicScreening mammography recall [ (%)]Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Accurate  
Overestimated  
Underestimated  
Overestimated versus AccurateUnderestimated versus Accurate

Familial breast cancer risk
 High118 (37.0)25 (26.3)31 (30.4)1.001.00
 Moderate 85 (26.6)25 (26.3)23 (22.5)1.45 (0.77–2.72)1.17 (0.60–2.27)
 Low116 (36.4)45 (47.4)48 (47.1)1.77 (1.00–3.13)1.28 (0.73–3.26)
Age at interview
 ≥50224 (70.2)65 (68.4)58 (56.9)1.001.00
 40–49 78 (24.5)26 (27.4)36 (35.3)0.96 (0.56–1.63)1.26 (0.70–2.29)
 <40 17 (5.3) 4 (4.2) 8 (7.8)0.49 (0.14–1.70)0.74 (0.24–2.27)
Education
 ≥Bachelor’s degree 81 (25.4)22 (23.2)27 (26.5)1.001.00
 Some college, university or
 vocational/technical school
129 (40.4)39 (41.0)39 (38.2)1.16 (0.62–2.16)0.93 (0.48–1.80)
 ≤High school109 (34.2)34 (35.8)36 (35.3)1.16 (0.62–2.17)1.02 (0.53–1.97)
Marital status
 Married/common law264 (82.8)77 (81.0)84 (82.3)1.001.00
 Single 55 (17.2)18 (19.0)18 (17.7)1.11 (0.60–2.06)1.33 (0.66–2.65)
Visits to health professional
 ≤1 time per year 92 (29.1)40 (43.5)38 (37.6)1.97 (1.15–3.39)*1.42 (0.79–2.57)
 2-3 times per year145 (45.9)32 (34.8)41 (40.6)1.001.00
 ≥4 times per year 79 (25.0)20 (21.7)22 (21.8)1.18 (0.62–2.25)1.01 (0.53–1.96)
Clinical breast examination
 Yes313 (98.1)90 (94.7)99 (97.1)1.001.00
 No 6 (1.9) 5 (5.3) 3 (2.9)3.10 (0.91–10.50)1.90 (0.39–9.26)
BRCA1/2 genetic test
 Yes 58 (19.5)13 (14.1)19 (20.7)1.001.00
 No239 (80.5)79 (85.9)73 (79.3)1.24 (0.62–2.48)0.78 (0.39–1.57)
Perceived risk of breast cancer
 Above average192 (64.0)44 (47.8)64 (65.3)1.001.00
 Below/same as average108 (36.0)48 (52.2)34 (34.7)1.90 (1.15–3.15)*1.05 (0.58–1.88)
Time since last mammogram
 0–12 months271 (84.9)73 (76.8)51 (50.0)1.001.00
 >12 months 48 (15.1)22 (23.2)51 (50.0)1.67 (0.94–2.99) 5.22 (3.10–8.80)**
Mammographic finding
 Normal/benign268 (84.0)86 (90.5)79 (77.4)1.001.00
 Abnormal/incomplete 51 (16.0) 9 (9.5)23 (22.6)0.61 (0.28–1.33)1.80 (0.97–3.34)

P < 0.05.
P < 0.0001.
Women who reported the month and year of their last screening mammogram.
Models adjusted for familial breast cancer risk, age at interview, number of days since last mammogram, and corrected for familial clustering.