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Table 1 The Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents, Lagos, Nigeria April 2011 (n = 1517)

From: Willingness and acceptability of cervical cancer screening among HIV positive Nigerian women

Sociodemographic characteristics Number of respondents (%)
Age (Years)  
· Less than 20 16(1.1)
· 20 – 29 316(20.8)
· 30 – 39 797(52.5)
· 40 – 49 341(22.5)
· 50 and above 47(3.1)
Religion  
· Christianity 849(56.0)
· Islam 664(43.8)
· Others 4(0.2)
Marital Status  
· Married 923(60.8)
· Never Married 449(29.6)
· Widow 145(9.6)
Ethnic Group  
· Yoruba 568(37.1)
· Igbo 579(37.9)
· Hausa 80(5.2)
· Southern Minority 224(14.7)
· Northern Minority 57(3.7)
· Others 13(5.1)
Educational level completed  
· None 37(2.4)
· Primary 223(14.7)
· Secondary 776(51.2)
· Tertiary 481(31.7)
Number of Living Children  
· 0 – 1 764(50.4)
· 2 – 4 675(44.5)
· 5 and above 78(5.1)
Duration of HIV disease (Months)  
· Less than 13 417(27.5)
· 13 – 36 422(27.8)
· Greater than 36 678(44.7)
HIV risk of transmission  
· Heterosexual Contact 1208(79.6)
· Blood and Blood product 233(15.4)
· Others 78(5.0)