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Table 7 Association between socio-demographic characteristics and practice

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice about cancer of the uterine cervix among women living in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo

   N (%) with score ≥4§ Crude OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
Age, years 10 – 19 35 (53.8) 1.00*   1.00  
  20 – 29 124 (55.9) 1.08 0.62 - 1.89 0.74 0.40 - 1.35
  30 – 39 93 (62.0) 1.40 0.78 - 2.52 0.41** 0.19 - 0.89
  40 – 49 35 (66.0) 1.67 0.79 - 3.52 0.47 0.18 - 1.22
  50 – 59 18 (81.8) 3.86 1.18 - 12.65 1.66 0.36 - 7.75
  60 – 69 6 (85.7) 5.14 0.59 - 45.15 1.05 0.10 - 10.59
  70 -79 4 (80.0) 3.43 0.36 - 32.36 1.54 0.11 - 21.00
Residence Centre 147 (60.7) 1.00**   1.00  
  East 36 (48.0) 0.48 0.28 - 0.82 0.39** 0.22 - 0.70
  West 47 (62.7) 0.88 0.51 - 1.51 0.92 0.52 - 1.63
  South 46 (61.3) 0.83 0.48 - 1.43 0.98 0.54 - 1.79
  North 39 (52.0) 0.57 0.33 - 0.96 0.58 0.33 - 1.04
Marital status Married 153 (75.7) 1.00***   1.00  
  Single 138 (49.3) 0.31 0.21 - 0.46 0.24*** 0.13 - 0.41
  Widowed 10 (58.8) 0.46 0.17 - 1.27 0.22** 0.06 - 0.86
  Divorced 11 (61.1) 0.50 0.19 - 1.37 0.50 0.18 - 1.42
Education No school/primary 63 (60.0) 1.00    
  Secondary 185 (61.3) 1.05 0.67 - 1.66   
  Higher 63 (56.3) 0.86 0.50 - 1.47   
Occupation Non-formal income 194 (64.9) 1.00**   1.00  
  Student 59 (48.0) 0.50 0.33 - 0.76 0.77 0.45 - 1.31
  Formal income 59 (60.2) 0.82 0.51 - 1.31 1.09 0.64 - 1.85
Religion Catholic 88 (59.1) 1.00    
  Protestant 43 (65.2) 1.30 0.71 - 2.37   
  Other 182 (59.3) 1.01 0.68 - 1.50   
Parity 0 births 56 (53.3) 1.00***    
  1 to 2 births 84 (56.0) 1.12 0.69 - 1.80   
  3 or more births 121 (74.7) 2.59 1.57 - 4.28   
  1. OR: odds ratio; crude OR: odds ratio by bivariate analysis.
  2. 95% CI: confidence interval at the 95% level.
  3. *: 0.05 ≤ p < 0.2; **: 0.001 ≤ p < 0,05; ***: p < 0.001.
  4. 1Absolute number and proportion of women belonging to a specific category who got a sufficient score on practice, e.g. out of 65 women aged 10 to 19 years, 35 (53.8%) had a score of ≥4 points.
  5. 2Adjusted OR: odds ratio by multiple logistic regression (variables in the model: age, residence, marital status, and occupation).