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Table 1 Demographics of 1129 participants in the KAP survey in the Lake Zone of Tanzania

From: Understanding women’s perspectives on breast cancer is essential for cancer control: knowledge, risk awareness, and care-seeking in Mwanza, Tanzania

Age, median (IQR) 37 (31–45)
Age Categories
 30–39 635 (56.2%)
 40–49 293 (26.0%)
 50–59 163 (14.4%)
 60–69 28 (2.5%)
 70+ 10 (0.9%)
Region
 Urban 304 (26.9%)
 Peri Urban 419 (37.1%)
 Rural 406 (36.0%)
Marriage
 Married 708 (62.7%)
 Not married 330 (29.2%)
 Divorced or Separated 91 (8.1%)
Religion
 Christianity 831 (73.6%)
 Muslim 297 (26.3%)
 Other 1 (0.1%)
Living arrangement
 Rent from NHC 34 (3.0%)
 Rent from private landlord 774 (68.5%)
 Own outright or have a mortgage 309 (27.4%)
 Other or Don’t know 12 (1.1%)
Transportation
 No transportation 907 (80.3%)
 Access to Bicycle 49 (4.4%)
 Access to Motorcycle 78 (6.9%)
 Access to car or Van 95 (8.4%)
Occupation
 Peasant 209 (18.5%)
 Business 748 (66.3%)
 Manual labor 88 (7.8%)
 Professional 58 (5.1%)
 Other 26 (2.3%)
Highest education received
 No schooling or Don’t know 143 (12.7%)
 Up to Class 737 (65.3%)
 Up to Form 170 (15.0%)
 University and Post University 79 (7.0%)
Health Insurance
 Yes 242 (21.4%)
 No or Don’t know 887 (78.6%)
Ever visited a Traditional Healer
 Yes 965 (85.5%)
 No 164 (14.5%)