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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of women in the CIN3 + plus study group and age-adjusted Swiss National Cohort

From: Human papillomavirus genotype distribution and socio-behavioural characteristics in women with cervical pre-cancer and cancer at the start of a human papillomavirus vaccination programme: the CIN3+ plus study

  CIN3+ plus study groupa % or mean (95% CI) Swiss National Cohortb % or mean (95% CI) p-value
Swiss-SEP Index 64.6 (63.8–65.4) 64.6 (64.5–64.7) 0.999
Canton of residence
 Zurich 27.5 35.2 < 0.001
 Geneva 25.2 19.9
 Lucerne 15.5 18.6
 Ticino 14.0 15.8
 Basel-Land 9.7 6.0
 Basel-City 6.1 4.4
 Other & Unknown 2.1 0.0
Country of birth
 Switzerland 49.0 60.0 0.001
 Other 51.0 40.0
Nationality
 Swiss 63.2 69.6 0.024
 Other 36.8 30.4
Civil status
 Single 48.9 45.5 < 0.001
 Married 31.5 45.6
 Divorced 10.7 6.1
 Widowed 2.2 2.7
 Other 6.7 0.0
Highest education level completed
  ≤ Compulsory education 10.7 17.2 0.004
 Upper secondary level 51.9 43.3
 Tertiary level 37.4 39.5
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, SEP socioeconomic position
  2. aNumbers of observations available: Swiss-SEP Index, 748; canton of residence, 767; country of birth, 241; nationality, 266; civil status, 270; highest education level, 262
  3. bNumbers of observations available: Swiss-SEP Index, 54769; canton of residence, 54769; country of birth, 54711; nationality, 54769; civil status, 54768; highest education level, 54769