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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of men with partners eligible for cervical cancer screening in Nyanza Province, Kenya (n = 110)

From: Men’s knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer screening in Kenya

Characteristic N (%)
Age* (years; median [IQR]) 37 [28.8-45.7]
Interview Site  
Urban 34 (30.9)
Rural 76 (69.1)
Highest Level of Education Attained  
Some primary school 67 (60.9)
Some secondary school 34 (30.9)
Beyond secondary school 9 (8.2)
Occupation  
Professional/technical/managerial 11 (10.0)
Clerical/sales and services/manual labor 51 (46.4)
Agriculture/fishing 48 (43.6)
Relationship Status  
Single 13 (11.8)
Married 97 (88.2)
Reproductive History  
# of children fathered* (median [IQR]) 3 [1-6]
Primary source of health information  
Health facility 58 (52.7)
Radio 50 (45.5)
Church 2 (1.8)
Prior health seeking behavior  
Hx of STD testing 57 (51.8)
Hx of HIV testing 107 (97.3)
Hx of male circumcision 47 (42.7)
HIV Status  
Positive 80 (72.7)
Negative 23 (20.9)
Unknown** 7 (6.4)
Reported Partner Family Planning Method  
Partner does not use FP 24 (21.8)
Type of family planning used by partner (N = 86)  
Depo-Provera (injectable) 2 (2.3)
Long-term: IUCD/implant 3 (3.5)
Male Condom 70 (81.4)
Dual (condom + hormonal method) 11 (12.8)
Partner previously screened for cervical cancer 22 (20.0)
  1. IQR, interquartile range; IUCD, intrauterine contraceptive device.
  2. *Variable does not follow a normal distribution.
  3. **“HIV Unknown“: Never screened or no negative test within one year of interview date.