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Table 8 The level of knowledge of cancer risk factors 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
Poor2780 (96.3)1414 (97.1)1366 (95.6)0.0371420 (95.8)1360 (96.9)0.091254 (43.5)747 (51.3)507 (35.5)< 0.001626 (42.2)628 (44.8)0.26
Fair106 (3.7)43 (2.9)63 (4.4)63 (4.2)43 (3.1)1415 (49.0)668 (45.9)747 (52.3)749 (50.5)666 (47.5)
Good00000217 (7.5)42 (2.8)175 (12.2)108 (7.3)109 (7.7)
  1. n number of participants tested