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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the general population and women who accepted the cervical cancer screening invitation via the home visit approach and awareness raising campaign

From: Determinants of acceptance of cervical cancer screening in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  General population N=6063 % Home visits N=83 % Awareness raising N=721 %
Age(years)       
25-34 3092 51.0 38 45.8 281 38.9
35-44 2231 36.8 28 33.7 273 37.9
45-59 740 12.2 17 20.5 167 23.1
Marital status       
Married 3844 63.4 66 79.5 562 77.9
Single 2219 36.6 17 20.5 159 22.1
Education       
No schooling 1158 19.1 6 7.2 43 6.0
Primary school 3923 64.7 29 34.9 442 61.3
Secondary school 982 16.2 48 57.8 236 32.7
No of children       
0-2 2061 34.0 8 9.6 316 43.8
3-4 2728 45.0 43 51.8 259 35.9
5+ 1274 21.0 32 38.6 146 20.3