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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents (N = 900)

From: Women’s intention to screen and willingness to vaccinate their daughters against cervical cancer – a cross sectional study in eastern Uganda

Characteristic Categories n (%)
District Bugiri 452 (50.2)
  Mayuge 448 (49.8)
Residence Rural 610 (67.8)
  Semi-urban/urban 290 (32.2)
Age (years) Mean (SD) 32.9 (±6.7)
  25–39 703 (78.1)
  40–49 197 (21.9)
Education level None/primary 672 (74.7)
  Post primary 228 (25.3)
Religion Muslims 382 (42.4)
  Christians 518 (57.6)
Marital status Single 133 (14.8)
  Married 767 (85.2)
Occupation Farming 502 (55.8)
  Others (business, housewife, civil servant) 195 (21.7)
Parity Mean (SD) 5.04 (±2.7)
  Four and below 430 (47.8)
  Above four 470 (52.2)
Household monthly income Less than $40 622 (69.1)
  $40 and above 278 (30.9)
Household head No 757 (84.1)
  Yes 143 (15.9)
Ever tested for HIV No 144 (16.0)
  Yes 756 (84.0)
Ever used modern family planning method No 317 (35.2)
  Yes 583 (64.8)
Cervical cancer screening status Not screened 857 (95.2)
  Screened 43 (4.8)