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Table 2 Unadjusted Percentages Cancer Screening by Low Health Literacy (LHL) in 2007 California Health Interview Survey

From: Health literacy and meeting breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines among Asians and whites in California

  % Mammography % Pap
All LHL Not LHL P value All LHL Not LHL P value
All 85.2 78.4 85.2 <0.0001 87.2 83.96 88.16 0.0002
Race/ethnicity
 White 85.9 78.4 86.7 0.0024 89.3 85.7 89.8 0.002
 Asian Overall 82.0 72.3 84.3 0.005 79.3 66.9 81.9 0.0001
Asian Subgroup
 Chinese 85.5 73.2 92.4 <0.0001 77.8 71.5 80.5 0.139
 Japanese 87.3 97.6 86.2 0.064 80.0 77.0 80.5 0.745
 Filipino 83.0 76.2 83.2 0.64 79.5 59.7 80.9 0.061
 Korean 64.3 66.3 63.5 0.82 77.0 63.1 81.1 0.014
 Vietnamese 80.0 64.1 83.1 0.21 83.8 69.1 86.1 0.06
 Other Asian 81.4 66.4 86.0 0.217 79.2 54.4 83.4 0.0025