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Table 1 Socio demographic Characteristics of Participants

From: Muslim immigrant women’s views on cervical cancer screening and HPV self-sampling in Ontario, Canada

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Age - mean = 39.7+ 11.4, range 21–61,  
Age Group
 21–39 14
 40–61 16
Ethnic origin
 West Asian (i.e. Iranian) 15
 South Asian (i.e. Pakistani/Indian) 15
Length of time in Canada
 0–4 years 7
 5–9 years 5
 10 or more 18
Immigration status
 Landed immigrant/Canadian Citizen 30
Current relationship status
 Divorced/Separated 2
 Married/common law 24
 Single, never married 4
Have Children
 Yes 21
 No 9
Rating of English reading, writing & speaking abilities
 Excellent 10
 Good 15
 Fair 5
Highest level of education
 High School (12 grades) or equivalent 3
 College (e.g. diploma) or university (e.g. BA, B.Sc.) 16
 Post-graduation (e.g.MA, PhD), some or completed 11
Current employment status in Canada
 Full-time employed (Minimum of 35 h/week) 6
 Other 7
 Part-time employed 7
 Unemployed 10
Average # hours worked per week
 20–30 h 2
 30–40 h 7
 40–50 h 4
 Less than 20 h 6
Approximate household annual income from all sources after taxes
 Less than $25,000 3
 $25,000–$40,000 3
 $41,000–$75,000 6
 More than $75,000 4
 Don’t know/Don’t want to answer 14
# of people (both children less than 18 years old and adults) living in household
 1 2
 2 5
 3 10
 4 6
 5 2
 6 1
Have relatives living in Canada
 Yes 25
 No 5