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Research Article

Knowledge about HPV and Screening of Cervical Cancer among Women from the Metropolitan Region of Natal, Brazil

Table 2

Frequency, distribution, and univariate associations of characteristics in relation to Pap knowledge level.

Characteristic = 706 Pap test knowledge score
LowMediumHigh

Age (years)0.237
 14–28 366 207 (56.6) 78 (21.3) 81 (22.1)
 29–38 180 93 (51.7) 47 (26.1) 40 (22.2)
 39–48 92 39 (42.4) 29 (31.5) 24 (26.1)
 49–59 68 35 (51.5) 20 (29.4) 13 (19.1)
Ethnicity0.484
 White 337 173 (51.3) 82 (24.3) 82 (24.3)
 Nonwhite 369 201 (54.5) 92 (24.9) 76 (20.6)
Education0.000
 Elementary school or less 262 171 (65.3) 79 (30.2) 12 (4.6)
 High school and above 444 203 (45.7) 95 (21.4)146 (32.9)
Marital status0.000
 Single 253 157 (62.0) 37 (14.6) 59 (23.3)
 Married or accompanied 453 217 (47.9) 137 (30.2) 99 (21.8)
Household income0.000
 Low income 557 317 (56.9) 138 (24.8)102 (18.3)
 Middle or high income 149 57 (38.3) 36 (24.2) 56 (37.6)
Pregnancy0.000
 No 375 230 (61.3) 60 (16.0) 85 (22.7)
 Yes 331 144 (43.5) 114 (34.4) 73 (22.1)