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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 45)

From: Fears and barriers: problems in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment in Pakistan

Variables Frequency Percentage
Age range in years (19–50 years; mean age 35.4 years)
 19–23 06 13.3
 24–28 06 13.3
 29–33 05 11.1
 34–38 10 22.2
 39–43 09 20.0
 44–48 07 15.6
 49–53 02 4.5
Type of residence
 Rural 22 48.9
 Urban 23 51.1
Marital status
 Married 30 66.7
Single 10 22.2
 Widow/divorced 05 11.1
Monthly income in Pakistan rupees
 Up to 30 thousands 12 26.7
 31–60 thousands 21 46.7
 61 thousands and above 12 26.6
Education
 Up to middle (8th grade) 05 11.1
 Matric to Graduation 33 73.3
 Masters and above 07 15.6
Diagnosis history
 Up to 1.5 years 10 22.2
 1.6–3.5 years 28 62.2
 3.6 years and above 07 15.6