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Table 3 Comparison of Demographic and Ego Network Characteristics by Confirmed Pap Test Receipt at CerviCusco Outreach Campaign

From: Social network characteristics and cervical cancer screening among Quechua women in Andean Peru

  Received Pap Test (n = 19) Never Received Pap Test (n = 50) P value
Demographic Characteristics    
Age 38.5 36.1 0.26
Number of people in household 4.8 4.3 0.19
Years of schooling 5.4 7.9 0.04*
Monthly income    
 0–400 soles 13 27 0.41
 401 soles and higher 6 23  
Marital status    
 Married/living with a partner 19 42 0.06
 Single/Widow 0 8  
Currently employed    
 Yes 6 26 0.11
 No 13 24  
Residence    
 Own 14 40 0.40
 Rent 5 10  
Guttman SES score 5.6 5.6 0.79
Spanish acculturation score 0.9 1.1 0.41
Ego Network Characteristics    
Percent of alters - family 16.7 % 51.3 % 0.00**
Percent of alters - friend 14.0 % 16.0 % 0.75
Percent of alters - neighbor 42.1 % 20.0 % 0.01**
Percent of discussions - health 26.8 % 35.7 % 0.23
Number of years have known alters 17.8 21.9 0.04*
Frequency of communication with alters 1.7 1.6 0.61
Distance between alters 0.7 0.6 0.19
Density 0.7 0.9 0.03*
Degree centrality 3.6 4.5 0.03*
Betweenness centrality 0.2 0.2 0.48
  1. Notes: Columns in mean values for continuous variables and frequencies or percentages for categorical variables
  2. *p < .05; **p < .01