Table 1

Characteristics of 120 women who responded to survey on Breast Self-examination and Breast Cancer in Buea, Cameroon
Characteristic Level Frequency %
Age (years)
20-30 50 41.67
31-40 38 31.67
41-50 22 18.33
50 and above 10 8.33
Marital Status
Married 50 41.67
Single 62 51.66
Divorced 3 2.5
Widow 5 4.17
Occupation
Student 34 28.33
Business woman 36 30.00
Farmer 8 6.67
Housewife 16 13.33
Civil servant 26 21.67
Education level
Primary school 21 17.5
Secondary school 14 11.67
High school 51 42.5
University degree 34 28.33
Religion
Christians 92 76.66
Muslims 5 4.17
Others 23 19.17
Ethnicity
Bantus 83 69.17
Fulbe 11 9.17
Semi- Bantus 26 21.67

Suh et al.

Suh et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:627   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-627

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