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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of 6150 HPV FOCAL Participants by Study Arm

From: A randomized controlled trial of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing for cervicalcancer screening: trial design and preliminary results (HPV FOCAL Trial)

  Arm  
  Control (%) Safety (%) Intervention (%) Total (%)
Age Group (years)     
25-29 141 (7%) 153 (7.2%) 127 (6.3%) 421 (6.8%)
30-34 172 (8.5%) 172 (8.1%) 166 (8.3%) 510 (8.3%)
35-39 284 (14.1%) 315 (14.9%) 269 (13.4%) 868 (14.1%)
40-44 318 (15.8%) 351 (16.6%) 319 (15.9%) 988 (16.1%)
45-49 357 (17.7%) 371 (17.5%) 376 (18.7%) 1104 (18%)
50-54 309 (15.3%) 312 (14.7%) 283 (14.1%) 904 (14.7%)
55-59 252 (12.5%) 241 (11.4%) 279 (13.9%) 772 (12.6%)
60-65 186 (9.2%) 204 (9.6%) 193 (9.6%) 583 (9.5%)
Cultural Group     
Aboriginal 61 (3%) 58 (2.7%) 48 (2.4%) 167 (2.7%)
Black 10 (0.5%) 10 (0.5%) 7 (0.3%) 27 (0.4%)
British 1113 (55.1%) 1178 (55.6%) 1118 (55.6%) 3409 (55.4%)
Chinese 181 (9%) 211 (10%) 198 (9.8%) 590 (9.6%)
French 196 (9.7%) 178 (8.4%) 174 (8.6%) 548 (8.9%)
Southeast Asian 9 (0.4%) 8 (0.4%) 4 (0.2%) 21 (0.3%)
Northern European 136 (6.7%) 144 (6.8%) 160 (8%) 440 (7.2%)
Southern European 135 (6.7%) 119 (5.6%) 97 (4.8%) 351 (5.7%)
Eastern European 251 (12.4%) 259 (12.2%) 243 (12.1%) 753 (12.2%)
Western European 316 (15.7%) 355 (16.8%) 335 (16.7%) 1006 (16.4%)
Other 316 (15.7%) 320 (15.1%) 282 (14%) 918 (14.9%)
Marital Status     
Divorced 176 (8.8%) 209 (9.9%) 212 (10.6%) 597 (9.8%)
Married 1324 (66.3%) 1381 (65.7%) 1274 (64%) 3979 (65.3%)
Single 286 (14.3%) 292 (13.9%) 285 (14.3%) 863 (14.2%)
Widowed 30 (1.5%) 25 (1.2%) 25 (1.3%) 80 (1.3%)
Common-law 182 (9.1%) 195 (9.3%) 196 (9.8%) 573 (9.4%)
Educational History     
Elementary/Incomplete High School 41 (2.1%) 55 (2.6%) 46 (2.3%) 142 (2.3%)
High School (complete) 296 (14.8%) 292 (14%) 283 (14.3%) 871 (14.3%)
Trade Certificate/College 591 (29.6%) 629 (30.1%) 608 (30.6%) 1828 (30.1%)
University (incomplete) 134 (6.7%) 121 (5.8%) 131 (6.6%) 386 (6.4%)
University graduate or higher 935 (46.8%) 991 (47.5%) 917 (46.2%) 2843 (46.8%)
Employment     
Currently Working 1588 (78.8%) 1666 (78.8%) 1556 (77.7%) 4810 (78.5%)
On Disability 58 (2.9%) 61 (2.9%) 49 (2.5%) 168 (2.8%)
On Social Assistance 4 (0.2%) 7 (0.3%) 9 (0.5%) 20 (0.3%)