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Table 3 Univariate tests of associations between characteristics of health care providers and intention to conduct a gynaecological examination (low vs. high intention groups on the basis of the median level of intention). The null hypothesis tested is that the percentage of health care providers in both groups does not differ between the different level of the tested characteristics. The percentages in the columns of the two groups of level of intention are calculated relative to the total number of health care providers in each row (and thus add up to 100% for each row in the table). The percentages in the column with the total numbers are relative to the total number of health care providers

From: Early detection of cervical cancer in western Kenya: determinants of healthcare providers performing a gynaecological examination for abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding

Variable Level of intention
Low (≤ 5) High (>  6) Total p-value
N = 33 N = 33 N = 66  
Experience (y)
  < 5 24 (51.1%) 23 (48.9%) 47 (71.2%) 0.786
  ≥ 5 9 (47.4%) 10 (52.6%) 19 (28.8%)  
Sex
 Male 8 (44.4%) 10 (55.6%) 18 (27.3%) 0.580
 Female 25 (52.1%) 23 (47.9%) 48 (72.7%)  
Professional
 Clinical officer 5 (50.0%) 5 (50.0%) 10 (15.2%) >  0.999
 Nurse 28 (50.0%) 28 (50.0%) 56 (84.8%)  
Type of services
 Private 2 (22.2%) 7 (77.8%) 9 (13.6%) 0.073
 Public 31 (54.4%) 26 (45.6%) 57 (86.4%)  
Workload (number of patients/day)a
  ≤ 50 20 (58.8%) 14 (41.2%) 34 (52.3%) 0.105
  > 50 12 (38.7%) 19 (61.3%) 31 (47.7%)  
  1. aMissing value
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