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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample

From: Histo-epidemiological profile of breast cancers among women in the Central African Republic: about 174 cases

Variables Freq (174) Percent (%)
Age-group (year)
 15–24 6 3.4
 25–34 27 15.5
 35–44 49 28.2
 45–54 51 29.3
 55–64 25 14.4
 65–74 11 6.3
 75–84 4 2.3
  > =85 1 0.6
 Mini, Median, 16; 45.5  
 Maxi, IQR 90; 18  
Occupation
 Housewife 85 48.9
 Employer 53 30.5
 Shopping 30 17.2
 Student 6 3.4
Economic Status
 Poor 24 13.8
 Moderate 99 56.9
 Good 48 27.6
 Excellent 3 1.7
Education level
 None 45 25.9
 Primary 57 32.8
 Secondary 49 28.2
 University 23 13.2
Residence
 Urban 149 85.6
 Rural 25 14.4
Ethnic group
 Banda 32 18.4
 Gbaya 22 12.6
 Mandja 31 17.8
 Sara 12 6.9
 Yakoma 26 14.9
 Gbanziri 10 5.7
 Peulh 5 2.9
 Goulha 0 0.0
 Mbati 12 6.9
 Ngbaka 8 4.6
 Gbanou 2 1.1
 Kaba 12 6.9
 Zande 2 1.1
Marital status
 Married 42 24.1
 Unmarried 128 73.6
 Divorced 1 0.6
 Widow 3 1.7
Parity
  < 1 7 4.0
  > =1 167 96.0
Menopausal
 Yes 72 44.1
 No 102 58.6
Hormone therapy
 Yes 14 8.0
 No 160 92.0
  1. Freq frequency, Percent percentage, Mini minimum, Maxi maximum, IQR InterQuartile
  2. Employee includes all sectors: public and private. Poor family status (income < 2 dollars a day), moderate (income = 3 to 4 dollars a day), good (income = 5 to 10 dollars per day) and excellent (income> 10 dollars a day); Residence: Town (Bangui) and Rural (outside Bangui). Frequency was calculated by using Cross tabulation analyze