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Table 1 Demographic details of participants (n = 41)

From: Knowledge and experience of cancer prevention and screening among Gypsies, Roma and Travellers: a participatory qualitative study

Self-defined ethnicity and nationality Sex Age Type of housing Highest educational qualification
Gypsies and Travellers (Welsh) (n = 20) Female: 14
Male: 6
Range 18–71 years (median 35) Caravan/chalet: 14
Housed: 6
No qualification: 11
GCSE: 3
Diploma: 3
Bachelor degree: 2
Not stated: 1
Gypsies and Travellers (English) (n = 5) Female: 4
Male: 1
Range 30–77 years (median 69) Caravan/chalet: 3
Housed: 2
No qualification: 4
Diploma: 1
Showpeople (English) (n = 2) Female: 2 Range 22–49 years Caravan/chalet: 2 No qualification: 1
GCSE: 1
Roma (Slovakian) (n = 10) Female: 7
Male: 3
Range 19–58 years (median 29) Housed: 10 GCSE: 7
Master’s degree: 1
A-level: 1
Not stated: 1
Roma (Romanian) (n = 4) Female: 3
Male: 1
Range 19–28 years (median 22) Housed: 4 No qualification: 2
GCSE: 2
Total (n = 41) Female: 30
Male: 11
Range 18–77 years Housed: 22
Caravan/chalet: 19
No qualification: 18
GCSE: 13
Diploma: 4
Bachelor degree: 2
Not stated: 2
A-level: 1
Master’s degree: 1
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  2. GCSE General certificate of secondary education (school-leaving exam at age 16 years)
  3. A-level Advanced level (exam at age 18 years)
  4. Diploma Higher Education award below the standard of a Bachelor’s Degree