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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of participants in Gondar town, Ethiopia, 2014 (n = 770)

From: Knowledge and attitude towards cervical cancer among reproductive age group women in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia

VariablesResponseFrequencyPercentage
Age15–2325533.1
24–3227235.3
33–4114919.4
42–499412.2
Length of stay in the town≤5 years19124.8
> 5 years57975.2
ReligionOrthodox66886.8
Muslim9011.7
Protestant60.8
Catholic10.1
Others50.6
Marital statusMarried42054.5
Single25332.9
Divorced648.3
Widowed334.3
EthnicityAmhara71793.1
Tigray405.2
Oromo111.4
Others20.3
Educational levelCan’t read and write8210.6
Read and write678.7
Primary12616.4
Secondary18423.9
Preparatory617.9
Diploma or degree25032.5
OccupationHouse wife19625.5
Student15420.0
Commercial sex worker70.9
Governmental employee18724.3
Merchant14919.4
Others7710.0
Monthly income≤ 800 ETB26434.3
800–1200 ETB16921.9
1200–1600 ETB16321.2
≥ 1600 ETB17422.6
  1. Key: ETB - Ethiopian birr