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Table 1 Socio-demographic and reproductive characteristics of women included in the study (N = 440)

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices toward cervical cancer prevention among women in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Variables Number Percent
Age (in year)
 20–29 88 20.0
 30–39 88 20.0
 40–49 88 20.0
 50–59 88 20.0
 60–69 88 20.0
Education
 No school 125 28.4
 Primary school 205 46.5
  ≥ Secondary school 110 25.0
Occupation
 Self-employed 60 13.6
 Factory worker 62 14.0
 Housewife/unemployed 114 25.9
 Farmer/Fishery 180 40.9
 Othersa 24 5.4
Family income, monthly
 Low (US$ 0–124) 192 43.6
 Middle (US$ (125–374) 216 49.0
 High (≥US$ 375) 32 7.3
Marital status
 Married 356 80.9
 Singleb 84.0 19.0
Number of children
 No children 19 4.6
 1 or 2 children 119 28.8
 3 or 4 children 275 66.5
 Mean (SD) 2.6 ± 0.5  
Family history of cervical cancer
 No 178 40.4
 Yes 9 2.0
 Do not know 253 57.5
History of sexually transmitted diseases
 No 355 80.6
 Yes 14 3.1
 Do not know 71 16.1
Contraceptive use
 No 292 66.3
 Yes 148 33.6
Smoking habit
 Never smoked 437 99.3
 Current/former smoker 3 0.6
Alcohol drinking
 No 345 78.5
 Sometimes 94 21.4
Number of lifetime sexual partner
 None 26 5.9
 1 or 2 403 91.6
  ≥ 3 11 2.5
  1. astudent, labor, school teacher, employee of private company, head of village, accountant and midwifery
  2. bunmarried, divorced, separated and widowed
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