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Table 1 Characteristics of non-participants and participants in the questionnaire survey

From: Factors associated with non-attendance, opportunistic attendance and reminded attendance to cervical screening in an organized screening program: a cross-sectional study of 12,058 Norwegian women

  Frequency (%) among non-
participants (N = 5,628)
Frequency (%) among
participants (N = 12,058)
Age group (years)   
25-29 25.3 23.4
30-34 22.7 24.7
35-39 24.1 25.3
40-45 27.9 26.7
Residential region in Norway   
Oslo (capital) 18.1 15.4
Eastern (minus Oslo) 36.9 38.5
Western 29.2 28.7
Northern 15.8 17.4
Median income in residential municipality (NOK) 1   
240,000-290,000 20.2 17.8
290,001-310,000 18.4 17.7
310,001-320,000 17.3 17.1
320,001-360,000 22.1 23.0
360,001-450,000 22.0 24.3
  1. 1 Data from Statistics Norway on the 2005 median income per household in the women's residential municipality. There are 430 municipalities in Norway