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Table 1 Distribution of non-respondents and respondents according to nationality, religion, and occupational status

From: The feasibility of new HPV/DNA test as a primary cervical cancer screening method among 35- years- old ever-married women in Kalutara district; a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Non-respondents Respondents  
1.Nationality Number(n) Percentage % of women Number Percentage% Significance (p value)
 Sinhala 65 79.3 812 97.1 0.000
 Tamil 08 9.7 14 1.7
 Muslim 09 11.0 10 1.2
2. Religion
 Buddhism 64 78.0 811 97.0 0.000
 Catholic 02 2.5 09 1.1
 Hindu 07 8.5 06 0.7
 Islam 09 11.0 10 1.2
Occupational status
 Working women 25 30.5 211 25.2 0.299
 Non-working women 57 69.5 625 74.8
Total 82 100.0 836 100.0  
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