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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Knowledge of cervical cancer and attendance at cervical cancer screening: a survey of Black women in London

  Whole sample (n = 876) Screen eligible (n = 652)
  N %* N %*
Marital status     
  Single 417 47.6 295 45.1
  Married 214 24.4 184 28.4
  Cohabiting 95 10.8 77 11.8
  Divorced/separated/widowed 106 12.1 94 14.4
Education     
  Low level 131 15.0 100 15.3
  Medium level 240 27.4 162 24.8
  High level 436 49.8 348 53.4
  Other 30 3.4 25 3.8
Ethnicity     
  Caribbean 488 55.7 380 58.3
  African 216 24.7 166 25.5
  Mixed white and Black Caribbean 39 4.5 33 5.1
  Mixed white and Black African 25 2.9 20 3.1
  Any other Black background 33 3.8 28 4.3
  Other mixed background 13 1.5 9 1.4
  Other 18 2.1 11 1.7
Birthplace     
  UK-born and parents UK-born 83 9.5 46 7.1
  UK-born, 1 parent UK-born 204 23.3 159 24.4
  UK born, no parents UK-born 244 27.9 205 31.4
  Not UK-born 275 31.4 221 33.9
Year moved to UK     
  1956-1972 49 5.5 35 5.4
  1973-1990 69 7.9 62 9.5
  1991-2002 95 10.8 77 11.8
  2003-2013 44 5.0 34 5.2
Religion     
  Christian 678 77.4 498 76.4
  Muslim 27 3.1 23 3.5
  No religion 103 11.8 84 12.9
  Other 27 3.1 25 3.8
Religious service attendance     
  Rarely or never 238 27.2 181 27.8
  Few times a year 239 27.3 180 27.6
  1-3 times a month 103 11.8 75 11.5
  At least once a week 251 28.7 192 29.4
Smoking Status     
  I have never smoked 508 58.0 379 58.1
  I used to smoke 210 24.0 162 24.8
  I currently smoke 137 15.6 101 15.5
  1. *Unaccounted percentage is missing data.