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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: “I want to save my life”: Conceptions of cervical and breast cancer screening among urban immigrant women of South Asian and Chinese origin

One on one interviews
Country of origin Number of participants (n) Ages Language of interview (n) Time in Canada (n) Screening status (n)
China 11 33–69
Median 55
Mandarin (11) <5 years (3)
≥5 years (5)
N/A (3)
Pap UTD (3)
Never had Pap (2)
Unsure (1)
N/A (3)
Over 50
Pap & Mammogram UTD (5)
Pap UTD, Mammogram not UTD (1)
Unsure (1)
Bangladesh 12 30–61
Median 39
Bengali (10)
English (2)
<5 years (4)
≥5 years (5)
N/A (3)
Pap UTD (6)
Never had Pap (2)
      Over 50
Pap & Mammogram UTD (3)
Pap UTD, Mammogram not UTD (1)
Focus groups
Country of origin Number of participants (n) Ages Language of focus group Time in Canada (n) Screening status (n)
China 6 28–65
Median 38
Mandarin (6) N/A N/A
Bangladesh 8 34–65
Median 42
Bengali (8) <5 years (3)
≥5 years (2)
N/A (3)
UTD Pap (1)
Never had Pap (2)
Unsure (1)
N/A (2)
Over 50
Pap UTD, Mammogram not UTD (1)
N/A (1)
  1. Abbreviations: N/A Data not available due to non-response; UTD Up to date, Pap Papanicolauouo smear (cervical cancer screening)