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Table 1 Sociodemographic features of the study group

From: The knowledge and attitudes of breast self-examination and mammography in a group of women in a rural area in western Turkey

  mean ± sd
Age 37.7 ± 13.7
Age of first pregnancy 20.8 ± 2.8
Number of living children 2.8 ± 1.4
Marital status %
Single 19.7
Currently married 67.6
Widowed/separated 12.7
Women's occupation  
Outside work 9.0
Housewife 91.0
Education level  
Illiterate 20.1
Primary 49.2
Secondary/above 30.7
Family type  
Nuclear 63.1
Extended 33.6
Separated 3.3
Health insurance  
Absent 27.5
Present 72.5
Migration  
Present 26.2
Absent 73.8
Perceived family income  
Sufficient 61.1
Insufficient 38.9
n = 244 100.0