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Table 3 Association of patient characteristics with cervical cancer screening results. Significant p-values are italicized

From: Massive single visit cervical pre-cancer and cancer screening in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

  All (n = 644) Normal (n = 623) CIN/SCC (n = 21) Parameter Estimate / p-value
Age n Mean SD −0.012, 0.5198*
644 38.78 10.90
Marital Status n n (%) n (%) 0.0079 **
 Not Married 143 133 (93.01) 10 (6.99)
 Married 501 490 (97.8) 11 (2.2)
Region of Residence n n (%) n (%) 0.3284**
 Outside Goma 204 199 (97.55) 5 (2.45)
 Keshero and Himbi 166 158 (95.18) 8 (4.82)
 Mabanga and Virunga 164 161 (98.17) 3 (1.83)
 Birere 65 61 (93.85) 4 (6.15)
 Ville 44 43 (97.73) 1 (2.27)
Obstetrical History n n (%) n (%) 0.7108**
> 1 pregnancy 582 562 (96.56) 20 (3.44)
 No prior pregnancies 61 60 (98.36) 1 (1.64)
Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding n n (%) n (%) < 0.0001 +
 No 388 387 (99.74) 1 (0.26)
 Yes 256 236 (92.19) 20 (7.81)
  1. Keshero, Himbi, Mabanga, Virunga, Birere, and Ville are all neighborhoods in the city of Goma
  2. SD = standard deviation
  3. Does not account for missing data on abnormal vaginal bleeding or patients’ region of residence
  4. * Logistic regression
  5. **Chi-squared test
  6. +Fisher exact test