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Table 1 Sample demographic characteristics

From: Cancer awareness among adolescents in Britain: a cross-sectional study

  n %
Gender   
Male 250 52.3
Female 228 47.7
Age   
11 1 0.2
12 107 23.4
13 25 5.5
14 193 42.1
15 99 21.6
16 29 6.3
17 4 0.9
Ethnicity   
White 438 93.2
Other ethnic backgrounds 32 6.8
 Mixed 17 3.6
 Asian 7 1.5
 Black 2 0.4
 Other 6 1.3
Knew someone with cancer §   
Yes 292 66.2
No 149 33.8
Region   
Scottish Highlands 155 32.4
South West England 156 32.6
English East Midlands 29 6.1
North West England 138 28.9
Country   
Scotland 155 32.4
England 323 67.6
  1. Notes:
  2. Age not reported by 20 adolescents.
  3. Ethnicity not reported by 8 adolescents.
  4. § Thirty-seven adolescents did not wish to answer this question.