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Table 1 Characteristics of study sample (n = 120)

From: Client satisfaction with cervical cancer screening in Malawi

Variable % or median(Range)
Socio-demographic characteristics  
Age (n = 113)  
   Median age Women aged 25 and below 32.0(15, 70)
   Women aged between 26 and 35 23.9
   Women aged above 35 39.2
Marital status  
    Married 84.8
    Single 7.1
    Co-habiting 4.5
    Divorced 3.6
Education  
    Never went to school 29.6
    Junior Primary 40.7
    Senior Primary 11.1
    Junior Secondary 5.6
    Senior Secondary 6.5
    Tertiary education 6.5
Type of facility they got screened  
    Central hospital 3.3
    District Hospital 72.5
    Rural hospital 9.2
    Health Centre 15.0
Distance covered to the facility  
    Less than a Kilometer 31.1
    Between 1 and 5 Kilometers 46.2
    More than 5 kilometers 22.7
Do you know what causes cervical cancer  
      Yes 11.7
      No 88.3
Before coming to the health facility did you know that this disease can be cured if detected early?  
      Yes 42.5
      No 57.5
Before coming to the health facility did you know that this disease can be prevented?  
      Yes 35.4
      No 64.6
Before you came for screening did you have any knowledge of VIA test?  
      Yes 28.2
      No 71.8
Before you came for the screening , did you know at what time is the VIA Clinic opened and closed  
      Yes 23.3
      No 76.7