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Table 3 Magnitude of polygamous marriage among patients with cervical cancer

From: Socio-economic and cultural vulnerabilities to cervical cancer and challenges faced by patients attending care at Tikur Anbessa Hospital: a cross sectional and qualitative study

Characteristics N (%)
Prior marriage of husbands (n = 180)
 Yes 104 (57.8)
 No 76 (42.2)
Number of Wives Of Husbands (n = 104)
 1 56 (53.8)
 2 24 (23.1)
 3 16 (15.4)
 4 4 (3.8)
 5 4 (3.8)
Respondents in Polygamous Marriage (n = 197)
 Yes 53 (26.9)
 No 144 (73.1)
Number of Wives of Husbands (n = 53)
 One 34 (64.2)
 Two 13 (24.5)
 Three 4 (7.5)
 Four 2 (3.8)