Table 1: Descriptive statistics.

VariablesFrequency (%)

Prostate cancer testing
 No69.35
 Yes30.65
Health insurance
 No38.33
 Yes61.67
Being told by a doctor that your cholesterol level is high
 No41.01
 Yes58.98
Received information on prostate cancer prevention
 No 40.98
 Yes 59.02
Education
 None8.59
 Primary57.33
 Secondary22.71
 Tertiary and higher11.37
Listen to radio
 None6.69
 Often15.83
 Very often77.48
Watch television
 None5.26
 Often12.35
 Very often82.40
Read newspapers
 None39.45
 Often 19.82
 Very often40.73
Age of respondent (mean)49
Marital status
 Never married5.81
 Married71.49
 Separated22.71
Religion
 Catholic57.61
 Other Christians15.50
 No religion26.88
Region of residence
 012.63
 I10.67
 II12.16
 III11.34
 IV8.99
 V10.67
 VI10.88
 VII10.82
 VIII11.86
Place of residence
 urban66.29
 Rural33.71
Wealth
 Poorer27.32
 Poor19.71
 Middle19.53
 Richer17.57
 Richest15.86
Observation3,272