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Table 4 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population from Zala county according to participation in cervical screening within three years

From: General practitioners can increase participation in cervical cancer screening – a model program in Hungary

Characteristics Participating in screening (n = 546) Non-participating in screening (n = 88) p-value
Age 43.87 (11.88) 51.44 (11.17) *p<0.001
Household equivalent monthly income (Euro) 442.32 (188.83) 386.82 (170.75) *p = 0.021
Employed 69.9 46.4 **p<0.001
Education    **p = 0.006
 primary education 8.3 19.8  
 secondary education without final examination 23.1 24.4  
 secondary education with final examination 30.3 25.6  
 post-secondary education without diploma 11.4 14.0  
 college or university degree 27.0 16.3  
  1. Numbers are mean (SD) or percentages. * independent samples t-test; ** chi-square test