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Table 3 Distribution of study respondents (n = 424) based on their level of knowledge

From: Determinants of Cervical screening services uptake among 18–49 year old women seeking services at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kisumu, Kenya

Characteristic   Screened Not screened P OR 95% CI P
No. of participants   74 350 N/A    
Level of knowledge on signs and symptoms No correct response 26 (35.1) 242 (69.1) <0.0001b 18.61 4.39-78.86 <0.0001
  1-2 correct responses 23 (31.1) 65 (18.6) 5.65 1.30-24.46 0.021
  3-4 correct responses 19 (25.7) 40 (11.4) 4.21 1.00-18.67 0.050
  5 correct responses 6 (8.1) 3 (0.9) 1.00 N/A N/A
  1. bStatistical significance determined by Chi-square analysis. Values in bold are statistically significant at P ≤ 0.05. Odds Ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals. The reference group in the logistic regression analyses was those who gave 5 correct signs and symptoms for cervical cancer. N/A = Not applicable.