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Table 2 Relationship between Factors and Screening

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

  Screened Not Screened  
  N Mean SD N Mean SD Significance
Husband approval 64 3.97 1.43 192 3.01 1.29 F = 24.89 p < 0.01
Embarrassment 80 2.54 1.34 274 3.04 1.31 F = 9.11 p < 0.01
Painful 80 2.40 1.25 274 3.27 1.30 F = 27.98 p < 0.001
  N % N %  
Education
   None 3 14.3 18 85.7 Fisher's exact = 1.03
   Primary 9 4.6 187 95.4 p < 0.001
   Secondary 56 44.4 70 55.6  
   College 10 90.9 1 9.1  
Knowledge
   High 51 75.0 17 25.0 χ2 = 1.33
   Medium 6 8.0 69 92.0  
   Low 23 10.4 188 89.6 p < 0.001
Preference of provider sex
   Male 6 7.5 37 13.5 χ2 = 10.84
   Female 22 27.5 116 42.3  
   Either 52 65.0 121 44.2 p < 0.01
Awareness of center (2 missing)
   Yes 80 34.0 155 66.0 χ2 = 52.34
   No 0 0.0 119 100.0 p < 0.001
Distance to facility
2 to 5 km 38 38.0 6 62.0 χ2 = 19.99
6 to 10 km 34 16.2 177 83.8  
> = 30 km 6 15.0 34 85.0 p < 0.001