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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 799)

From: A survey of knowledge and attitudes relating to cervical and breast cancer among women in Ethiopia

  Number Percent
Age
  < 20 51 6.4
 20–29 303 37.9
 30–39 244 30.5
 40–49 132 16.5
 50–59 55 6.9
 60+ 14 1.8
Marital status
 Married 596 74.6
 Single 108 13.5
 Divorced 64 8.0
 Widowed 31 3.9
Occupation
 Housewife 489 61.2
 Employed/self-employed 211 26.4
 Unemployed 57 7.1
 Student 42 5.3
Education
 Non-literate 347 43.4
 Primary education 184 23.0
 High school 108 13.5
 Read and write 107 13.4
 Diploma 34 4.3
 Technical 15 1.9
 University degree 4 0.5
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 452 56.6
 Protestant or Catholic 212 26.5
 Muslim 134 16.8
 Other 1 0.1