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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Prostate cancer awareness and screening among men in a rural community in Kenya: a cross-sectional study

Socio-demographic Frequency Percentage (%)
Characteristic (N = 576)
Age
 40 to < 50 years 249 43.2
 50 to < 60 years 197 34.2
 60 to < 70 years 130 22.6
Religion
 Christian 565 98.1
 Traditionalist 6 1
 Muslim 5 0.9
Marital status
 Married 469 81.4
 Single 34 5.9
Separated/divorced 40 6.9
 Widowed 33 5.7
Occupation
 None 25 4.3
 Business 130 22.6
 Formal employment 47 8.2
 Farmer (small scale) 231 40.1
 Casual worker 143 24.8
Income
 < 10,000 374 64.9
 10,000 to  < 30,000 166 28.8
 30,000 to  < 50,000 25 4.3
 > 50,000 11 1.9
Education level   
 None 6 1%
 Primary 238 41.3
 Secondary 267 46.4
 Tertiary 65 11.3
  1. Data are presented in frequency (n) and percentage (%)