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Table 5 The level of knowledge of cancer symptoms and signs between adolescents vs adults and between females vs males

From: Knowledge level of cancer symptoms and risk factors in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study

Knowledge
level
RecallRecognition
Total
(n = 2886)
n (%)
Adolescents vs AdultsFemales vs MalesTotal
(n = 2886)
n (%)
Adolescents vs AdultsFemales vs Males
Adolescents
(n = 1457)
n (%)
Adults
(n = 1429)
n (%)
p valueFemales
(n = 1483)
n (%)
Males
(n = 1403)
n (%)
p valueAdolescents
(n = 1457)
n (%)
Adults
(n = 1429)
n (%)
p valueFemales
(n = 1483)
n (%)
Males
(n = 1403)
n (%)
p value
Poor2729 (94.6)1385 (95.1)1344 (94.1)0.231397 (94.2)1332 (94.9)0.38845 (29.3)449 (30.8)396 (27.7)< 0.001402 (27.1)443 (31.6)0.031
Fair157 (5.4)72 (4.9)85 (5.9)86 (5.8)71 (5.1)1694 (58.7)938 (64.4)756 (52.9)896 (60.4)798 (56.9)
Good00000347 (12.0)70 (4.8)277 (19.4)185 (12.5)162 (11.5)
  1. n number of participants tested