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Reason for first mammogram

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For sample females ages 30 and over who ever had a mammogram before age 40, MAM1Y reports the main reason why she had her first mammogram. The verbatim responses given by women were categorized by the interviewer using the codes reported on the Codes tab.
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  • 2010: Female sample adults age 30+ who have had a mammogram and who had first mammogram at age 39 or before.


  • 2010