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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population in age groups 26–49 and 55–64 years

From: The influence of total hysterectomy in a cervical cancer screening population: a register-based cross-sectional study

  26–49 years n (%) 55–64 years n (%)
Study population 884,489 353,518
Hysterectomized 19,644 (2.2) 42,179 (11.9)
Women tested within screening interval a 684,133 (77.4) 257,050 (72.7)
Marital status
 Married/Cohabiting 483,401 (54.7) 235,460 (66.6)
 Divorced/widowed 100,731 (11.4) 85,142 (24.1)
 Single 300,357 (34.0) 32,916 (9.3)
Education
  ≤ 10 years 134,952 (16.0) 107,752 (30.9)
 11–15 years 611,902 (72.5) 223,740 (64.1)
  > 15 years 97,637 (11.6) 17,524 (5.0)
Occupation
 Employed 653,164 (77.8) 211,680 (71.7)
 Self-employed and chief executive 42,699 (5.1) 18,029 (6.1)
 Unemployed/receiving benefits b 65,986 (7.9) 8743 (3.0)
 Retired c 39,198 (13.3)
 Social welfare recipients 40,119 (4.8) 3922 (1.3)
 Others 37,919 (4.5) 13,854 (4.7)
Disposable income
  < 22,300€ 245,513 (28.0) 120,596 (34.1)
 22,300–31,500€ 318,298 (36.3) 114,458 (32.4)
  ≥ 31,500€ 312,837 (35.7) 118,203 (33.5)
Ethnicity
 Danish 757,325 (85.6) 330,545 (93.5)
 Immigrant 119,130 (13.5) 22,463 (6.4)
 Descendant 8034 (0.9) 510 (0.1)
  1. a Danish women aged 26–49 are recommended to be tested every third year; women aged 55–64 every fifth year
  2. b Including maternity leave, sick leave, disability pension
  3. c No data