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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women participating in the study

From: Women's knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors, screening, and reasons for non-participation in cervical cancer screening programme in Estonia

Variable N = 1054 Proportion (%)
Age group, yrs   
30 130 12.5
35 155 14.9
40 168 16.2
45 173 16.7
50 194 18.7
55 217 20.9
Missing 17 1.6
Ethnicity/mother tonge   
Estonian 728 69.1
Non-Estonian* 308 29.2
Missing 18 1.7
Marital status   
Married or cohabiting 783 74.3
Single 111 10.5
Divorced/widowed 158 14.5
Missing 2 0.2
Occupational situation   
Working 811 76.9
House wife 110 10.4
Student 6 0.6
Retired 38 3.6
Unemployed 87 8.3
Missing 2 0.2
Place of residence   
Urban 728 69.0
Rural 322 30.5
Missing 4 0.4
Number of children   
0 121 11.6
1 254 24.3
2 459 43.8
3 157 15.0
≥4 56 5.4
Missing 7 0.7
  1. * mainly Russian speaking population