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Table 1 Socio-demographic and reproductive characteristics of the 108 women who screened positive to direct visual inspection

From: Predictors of default from follow-up care in a cervical cancer screening program using direct visual inspection in south-western Nigeria

Characteristics (valid data) Number of participants (%)
Age (107)  
 18 -20 1(0.9)
 20-29 16(15.0)
 30-39 28(26.2)
 40-49 43(40.2)
 ≥ 50 19(17.8)
Parity (101)  
 0 9(8.9)
 1-4 79(78.2)
 ≥ 5 13(12.9)
Educational status (107)  
 None 10(9.3)
 Primary 19(17.8)
 Secondary 38(35.5)
 Tertiary 40(37.4)
Occupation (106)  
 Unemployed 29(27.4)
 Unskilled 32(30.2)
 Skilled 35(33.0)
 Business executive/Professional 11(10.4)
Marital status (107)  
 Single 14(13.1)
 Married 77(72.0)
 Divorced/Separated 4(3.7)
 Widowed 9(8.4)
Type of community (108)  
 Urban 34(31.5)
 Rural 74(68.5)
Distance of the communities to clinic (108)  
 <5 14(13.0)
 5-10 22(20.4)
 11-20 31(28.7)
 21-50 28(25.9)
 ≥50 13(12.0)
Current use of contraceptive (108)  
 Using 32(29.6)
 Not using 76(70.4)
Previous cervical cancer test (108)  
 Screened 22(20.4)
 Not screened 86(79.6)
HIV status  
 Positive 7(6.5)
 Negative 101(93.5)