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Table 8 Respondent attitudes toward statements related to breast and cervical cancer prevention practices (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

Statement Response Category Percent
Ever discussed general cancer issues with a partner or spouse in the last three months Yes 27.3
No 54.8
Do not remember 0.3
Not Applicable 17.6
Total 100
Ever Screened of Cervical screening (VIAC or Pap smear test) Yes 3.8
No 96.2
Total 100
Last time of having cervical cancer screening (for only the respondents who had had a cervical cancer screening test) In the last 12 months 33
In the last 2 years 17
More than two years ago 50
Total 100
Ever discussed cervical cancer related issues other community members Yes 20.9
No 70.2
Don’t remember 1.1
Total 100
Ever discussed cervical cancer related issues other community members Yes 27.9
No 70.8
Don’t remember 1.3
Total 100
Ever had Self Breast examination Yes 50.3
No 49.7
Total 100