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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents.

From: Knowledge of breast cancer and its early detection measures among rural women in Akinyele Local Government Area, Ibadan, Nigeria

Demographic characteristics Category Frequency Percentage
Age group N = 405 20–30 years 165 40.7
  31–40 years 97 24
  41–50 years 80 19.8
  51–60 years 63 15.5
Marital status N = 403 Married 334 82.8
  Separated 8 2.0
  Widow 45 11.2
  Single 14 3.5
  Divorced 2 0.5
Religion N = 390 Traditional 2 0.6
  Muslim 217 55.6
  Christian 171 43.8
Educational status N = 402 No formal education 227 56.5
  Informal education 7 1.7
  Primary school 105 26.1
  Junior secondary 32 8
  Senior secondary 24 6
  Tertiary 7 1.7