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Table 4 Association of knowledge and awareness on uptake of prostate cancer screening

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

Variable Category Ever been screened X2 Df P value
No Yes
Aware of PC symptoms Yes 112 16 19.183 1 < 0.001
No 435 13
Aware of PC treatment Yes 377 27 7.689 1 0.002
No 170 2
Ever heard of PC screening Yes 209 25 26.304 1 < 0.001
No 338 4
Source of information Mass media 134 11 12.296 1 0.004
Friend 23 1
Relative 6 1
Hospital 20 8
Church 12 2
CHV 12 2
Aware of PC screening methods Yes 97 21 50.551 1 < 0.001
No 450 8
Family/friend history of PC Yes 54 2 2.575 1 0.109
No 493 27
  1. PC Prostate cancer; CHV Community Health Volunteer