Journal of Cancer Epidemiology / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Determinants of Cervical Cancer Screening Uptake among Women in Ilorin, North Central Nigeria: A Community-Based Study

Table 3

Association between respondents’ characteristics and uptake of cervical cancer screening.

VariablesUptake of cervical cancer screeningTotal
Yes
   (%)
No
   (%)
   (%)

Age groups
 21–3525 (8.3)275 (91.7)300 (89.0)
 36–55 2 (5.7) 33 (94.3) 35 (10.0)
 ≥56 0 (0.0) 3 (100.0) 3 (1.0)0.3540.838
Marital status
 Never married 9 (9.4) 87 (90.6) 96 (28.4)
 Married18 (8.0)209 (92.0)227 (67.1)
 Separated 0 (0.0) 5 (100.0) 5 (1.4)
 Divorced 0 (0.0) 2 (100.0) 2 (0.5)
 Widowed 0 (0.0) 8 (100.0) 8 (2.2)0.9540.917
Social status
 Low 7 (5.7)117 (94.3)124 (37.0)
 Middle17 (11.7)129 (88.3)146 (43.0)
 High 3 (4.4) 65 (95.6) 68 (20.0)4.7640.092
Religion
 Islam16 (7.0)214 (93.0)230 (68.0)
 Christianity11 (10.4) 95 (89.6)106 (31.0)
 Traditional 0 (0.0) 2 (100.0) 2 (1.0)1.5250.466
Attitude
 Unfavourable 5 (45.5) 6 (54.5) 7 (2.0)
 Favourable22 (6.7)305 (93.3)327 (98.0)21.715
Awareness of cervical cancer
 Yes27 (12.0)201 (88)228 (68.0)
 No 0 (0.0)110 (100.0)110 (32.0)14.157
Awareness of screening
 Yes24 (11.2)190 (88.8)214 (63.0)
 No 1 (1.4) 69 (98.6) 70 (21.0)
 Do not know 2 (3.7) 52 (96.3) 54 (16.0)8.478
Knowledge on cancer of the cervix
 Good27 (8.7)283 (91.3)310 (92.0)
 Fair 0 (0.0) 18 (100.0) 18 (5.0)
 Poor 0 (0.0) 10 (100.0) 10 (3.0)2.6500.266

Statistically significant at . Likelihood Chi-square test used.