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Table 1 Sample characteristics, all women (n = 996)

From: Prevalence of breast-related symptoms, health care seeking behaviour and diagnostic needs among women in Burkina Faso

  n %
Age in years [m], (sd) 33.4 (12.5)
Age group
 18–30 years 529 (53.1)
 31–45 years 302(30.3)
 46–86 years 158 (15.9)
 Missing 7 (0.7)
Highest level of education
 None 557 (55.9)
 Elementary school 192 (19.3)
 Secondary school 134 (13.5)
 Tertiary school 57 (5.7)
 University 55 (5.5)
 Missing 1 (0.1)
Literate
 Yes 400 (40.2)
 No 596 (59.8)
Occupation
 Housewife 167 (16.8)
 Farmer 396 (39.8)
 Business 323 (32.4)
 Public service 25 (2.5)
 Student 47 (4.7)
 Other 38 (3.8)
Married
 Yes 795 (79.8)
 No 201 (20.2)
Religion
 None 2 (0.2)
 Islam 721 (72.4)
 Christian 271 (27.2)
 Missing 2 (0.2)
Residence
 Urban 583 (58.5)
 Rural 413 (41.5)
Births
 0 157 (15.7)
 1–3 459 (46.0)
 3+ 380 (38.2)
Nursing period
 No children 157 (15.7)
  < 12 months 6 (0.6)
 12–24 months 402 (40.4)
 24–36 months 404 (40.6)
  > 36 months 12 (1.2)
 Missing 15 (1.5)