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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of all study participants and by history of Pap smear within the previous three years (n=403)

From: Factors associated with cervical cancer screening uptake among Inuit women in Nunavik, Quebec, Canada

  All women (n = 403 ) Women screened in previous 3 years (n = 307) n(%) Women not screened in previous 3 years (n = 96) n(%)
Age Category    
   21-29 168 138 (82.1) 30 (17.9)
   30-44 178 129 (72.5) 49 (27.5)
   45+ 57 40 (70.2) 17 (29.8)
Marital status    
   Married or living with partner 253 190 (75.1) 63 (24.9)
   Single 144 112 (77.8) 32 (22.2)
   Missing 6 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7)
Educational attainment    
   < Grade 9 126 91 (72.2) 35 (27.8)
   ≥ Grade 9 266 209 (78.6) 57 (21.4)
   Missing 11 7 (63.6) 4 (36.4)
Employed    
   Yes 306 226 (73.9) 80 (26.1)
   No 89 73 (82.0) 16 (18.0)
   Missing 8 8 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
Current smoker    
   Yes 295 226 (76.6) 69 (23.4)
   No 101 77 (76.2) 24 (23.8)
   Missing 7 4 (57.1) 3 (42.9)
Current alcohol use    
   Yes 303 232 (76.6) 71 (23.4)
   No 95 71 (74.7) 24 (25.3)
   Missing 5 4 (80.0) 1 (20.0)
Self-reported history of STI    
   Yes 302 234 (77.5) 68 (22.5)
   No 86 60 (69.8) 26 (30.2)
   Missing 15 13 (86.7) 2 (13.3)
Lifetime no. of sexual partners    
   Less than 10 220 166 (75.5) 54 (24.5)
   10 or more 151 116 (76.8) 35 (23.2)
   Missing 32 25 (78.1) 7 (21.9)
Age at first sexual intercourse††    
   < 16 years 196 156 (79.6) 40 (20.4)
   ≥16 years 182 131 (72.0) 51 (28.0)
   Missing 25 20 (80.0 5 (20.0)
Previously given birth    
   Yes 364 281 (77.2) 83 (22.8)
   No 38 25 (65.8) 13 (34.2)
   Missing 1 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
Current use of birth control    
   Yes 167 138 (82.6) 29 (17.4)
   No 221 157 (71.0) 64 (29.0)
   Missing 15 12 (80.0) 3 (20.0)
Community    
   1 212 157 (74.1) 55 (25.9)
   2 49 43 (87.8) 6 (12.2)
   3 96 71 (74.0) 25 (26.0)
   4 44 34 (77.3) 10 (22.7)
   Missing 2 2 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
  1. + Mean (SD): 34.19 (9.56), Median: 32.12, Range: 21–65.
  2. ++ Mean (SD): 15.51 (2.23), Median: 15, Range: 10–30.