Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of 4208 female subjects and their households, in Southwest Cameroon.

CharacteristicsFrequency
() or
Median [IQR]

Age 21

Household members 7

Household Setting
Urban1244 (30.1%)
Rural2886 (69.9%)

Household possesses a cellphone3901 (95.4%)

Household owns agricultural land2650 (64.2%)

Use of cooking fuel in household
Wood3849 (92.4%)
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) fuel1823 (43.7%)
Charcoal701 (16.8%)
Kerosene697 (16.7%)
Other9 (0.2%)

Highest educational level achieved by a household member
No formal education84 (2.0%)
Primary834 (20.3%)
Secondary1517 (36.9%)
Tertiary1668 (40.6%)

Household members believe some cancers can be surgically treated2624 (63.0%)

Household members believe deformities can be surgically treated2968 (71.2%)

Note: IQR = interquartile range.