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Table 3 Respondents with knowledge of types of cancers (N = 409)

From: Women’s knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) relating to breast and cervical cancers in rural Zimbabwe: a cross sectional study in Mudzi District, Mashonaland East Province

Types of cancers knowna Respondents reporting knowledge of the cancer types
N %
Breast Cancer 247 60.4
Cervical Cancer 267 65.3
Bladder Cancer 1 0.2
Kaposi sarcoma 33 8.1
Colon and Rectal Cancer 18 4.4
Endometrial Cancer (Uterus lining) 7 1.7
Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer 2 0.5
Leukaemia (White Blood Cells) 5 1.2
Lung Cancer 6 1.5
Melanoma/Skin Cancer 7 1.7
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 5 1.2
Pancreatic Cancer 0 0
Prostate Cancer 7 1.5
Thyroid Cancer 1 0.2
  1. a There is no statistically significant relationship between age and knowledge of types of cancers