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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practice of breast cancer screening among female health workers in a Nigerian urban city

Characteristics Frequency (N = 393) Percent
Age-group (years)   
20–29 69 17.6
30–39 162 41.2
40–49 94 23.9
50–59 65 16.5
≥ 60 3 0.8
Category of health workers   
Doctors 102 26.0
Nurses 254 64.6
Radiographers/Laboratory scientist/pharmacist 37 9.4
Marital status   
Married 284 72.3
Not married 109 27.7
Religion   
Christian 382 97.2
Islam 10 2.5
African traditional religion 1 0.3
Duration of practice (years)   
1–10 179 45.5
11–20 102 26.0
21–30 87 22.1
> 30 25 6.4