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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of women stratified by CC screening uptake in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, (N = 1158)

From: Barriers and facilitators in cervical cancer screening uptake in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire in 2018: a cross-sectional study

Sociodemographic characteristics Total
N = 1158
CC screening uptake
N = 87
No CC screening uptake
N = 1071
P value
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age, years median (IQR*) 32 [27–36] 37 [30–43] 32 [26–38]
  ≤ 35 854 (73.7) 39 (44.8) 815 (76.1) < 0.001
  > 35 304 (26.3) 48 (55.2) 256 (23.9)
Marital status
 Single 394 (34.0) 26 (29.9) 368 (34.4) 0.40
 Living with a partner 764 (66.0) 61 (70.1) 703 (65.6)
Monthly income (USDα)
  ≤ 40 or none 110 (9.5) 8 (9.2) 102 (9.5) < 0.001
 40–160 639 (55.2) 25 (28.7) 614 (57.3)
  ≥ 160 409 (35.3) 54 (62.1) 355 (33.2)
Educational level
 No formal 364 (31.4) 9 (10.3) 355 (33.1) < 0.001
 Primary or Secondary 561 (48.5) 42 (48.3) 519 (48.5)
 University 233 (20.1) 36 (41.4) 197 (18.4)
Possession of communication equipment
 Television 1099 (94.9) 86 (98.9) 1013 (94.6) 0.22
 Radio 896 (77.4) 72 (82.8) 824 (76.9) 0.71
 At least one mobile phone 1110 (95.9) 84 (96.6) 1026 (95.8) 0.89
 Internet connexion through smartphone 379 (32.7) 51 (58.6) 328 (30.6) < 0.001
  1. *IQR: Inter Quartile Range; αUSD: United States Dollars