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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents (n = 354)

From: Demographic, knowledge, attitudinal, and accessibility factors associated with uptake of cervical cancer screening among women in a rural district of Tanzania: Three public policy implications

Characteristics Frequency Percentage
Age (years)
   18 - 39 191 54.0
   40 - 59 149 42.1
   60 + 14 4.0
Marital status
   Married 256 72.3
   Unmarried 64 18.1
   Widowed 34 9.6
Level of education
   None 21 5.9
   Primary 196 55.4
   Secondary 126 35.6
   College 11 3.1
Number of Children
   None 53 15.0
   One 33 9.3
   Two 68 19.2
   Three 54 15.3
   Four 38 10.7
   Five or more 108 30.5
Screened
   No 274 77.4
   Yes 80 22.6
Within last year 24 30.0
Not within last year 56 70.0
Screened once 50 62.5
Screened twice 30 37.5