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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of sample

From: Epidemiology of breast cancer: retrospective study in the Central African Republic

Variables Freq Percent
Age group
 15–24 7 4.0
 25–34 26 14.9
 35–44 49 28.2
 45–54 51 29.3
 55–64 25 14.4
 65–74 11 6.3
  ≥ 75 5 2.9
Mean ± Sdt (Mini, Maxi) 45.83 ± 13.55(16, 90)  
Occupation
 Housewife 121 69.5
 Employer 53 30.5
Economic status
 Poor 24 13.8
 Moderate 99 56.9
 Good 48 27.6
 Excellent 3 1.7
Education level
 None 45 25.9
 Primary 57 32.8
 Secondary 49 28.2
 University 23 13.2
Residence
 Urban 149 85.6
 Rural 25 14.4
Ethnic group
 Banda 32 18.4
 Gbaya 22 12.6
 Mandja 33 19.0
 Sara 24 13.8
 Yakoma 38 21.8
 Mbororo 2 1.1
 Ngbaka 23 13.2
Marital status
 Married 42 24.1
 Single 128 73.6
 Divorced/Widow 4 2.3
Parity
 Nulliparus 31 17.9
 1–2 46 26.6
  ≥ 3 96 55.5
  1. Frequency was calculated by using Cross tabulation analyze. Employee includes all sectors: public and private. Poor economic status (income < 2 dollars a day), moderate (income = 3 to 4 dollars a day), good (income = 5 to 10 dollars per day) and excellent (income > 15 dollars a day); Residence: Town (Bangui) and Rural (outside Bangui)
  2. Freq Frequency, Sdt standard deviation