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QuickStats: Percentage of Women Who Reported Ever Having a Mammogram


Table 2
 

Approximately 70% of U. S. women have ever had a mammogram. The likelihood that a woman has had a mammogram at some time in her life varies by race/ethnicity. Hispanic women were the least likely to have ever had a mammogram, whereas non-Hispanic white women were the most likely.

DATA SOURCE: 2003 National Health Interview Survey. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.

Estimates are age-adjusted to the projected 2000 U.S. population by using age groups 18--29 years, 30--39 years, 40--49 years, 50--59 years, 60--69 years, 70--79 years, and >80 years.

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