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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Determinants of breast self-examination practice among women in Surabaya, Indonesia: an application of the health belief model

 BSE performers (n = 874)BSE non-performers (n = 1093)Statistics
N%N%
Age    χ2 (1) =5.892, p < .001
 ≤ 4053661.3072866.66 
 > 4033838.7036533.40 
Marital status    χ2 (2) = .729, p = .69
 Single19722.5026424.20 
 Married63973.1078471.70 
 Widowed/divorced384.30454.10 
Education    χ2 (3) =102.342, p < .001
 University25829.5017516 
 High school48655.6056551.70 
 Secondary809.2020118.40 
 Primary505.7015213.90 
History of breast affliction    χ2 (1) =10.48, p < .001
 Yes343.90171.60 
 No84096.10107698.40 
Family history of cancer    χ2 (1) =28.437, p < .001
 Yes16819.2011710.70 
 No70680.8097689.30