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Table 5 Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors and socio-demographic correlates

From: Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors and symptoms among women in a refugee settlement: a cross-sectional study in northern Uganda

Socio-demographic variables Knowledgeable on cervical cancer risk factors Odds ratios (OR)
Yes
N (%)
No
N (%)
Crude OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted ORb
(95% CI)
Age (Years), N = 325
 18–29 82 (49.7) 84 (52.5) Ref Ref
 30–44 66 (40.0) 56 (35.0) 1.20 (0.76–1.93) 1.15 (0.70–1.87)
 45–60 17(10.3) 20 (12.5) 0.87 (0.43–1.78) 0.89 (0.42–1.88)
Marital status, N = 325
 Married/Living together 109 (66.1) 117 (73.1) Ref Ref
 Separated/Divorced 23 (13.9) 11 (6.9) 2.24 (1.05–4.82) 2.06 (0.94–4.53)
 Single 15 (9.1) 14 (8.7) 1.15 (0.53–2.17) 1.31 (0.59–2.96)
 Widowed 18 (10.9) 18 (11.3) 1.07 (0.72–1.21) 1.04 (0.48–2.28)
Level of education, N = 325
 None 29 (17.6) 30 (18.8) Ref Ref
 Primary 116 (70.3) 108 (67.5) 1.11 (0.62–1.97) 1.13 (0.60–2.12)
 Secondary 17 (10.3) 21 (13.1) 0.84 (0.37–1.90) 0.83 (0.34–2.04)
 Tertiary 3 (1.8) 1 (0.6) 3.10 (0.30–31.58) 2.10 (0.19–23.19)
Tribe, N = 325
 Acoli 161 (97.6) 156 (97.5) Ref Ref
 Others 4 (2.4) 4 (2.5) 0.97 (0.24–3.94) 1.09 (0.26–4.55)
Employment, N = 325
 No 132 (80.0) 147 (91.9) Ref Ref
 Yes 33 (20.0) 13 (8.1) 2.82 (1.43–5.60) 2.77 (1.36–5.62)
Distance to the nearest HF in Sudan, N = 325
  < 1 km 108 (65.5) 96 (60.0) Ref Ref
 1–5 km 41 (24.8) 37 (23.1) 0.99 (0.58–1.68) 0.93 (0.54–1.60)
  > 5 km 16 (9.7) 27 (16.9) 0.53 (0.59–1.68) 0.50 (0.54–1.60)
 Don’t know 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) -a
  1. aDropped because of a cell has < 5 observations. Bold face = statistically significant results
  2. bAdjustment conducted for variables on the table