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Table 5 Distribution of screen-positive women according to ethnicity, religion, educational level, number of pregnancy, monthly income, 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 Number of women (n) Percentage%
1.Nationality
 Sinhala 47 92.2
 Tamil 3 5.9
 Muslim 1 2
2.Religion
 Buddhism 46 90.2
 Catholic 03 5.9
 Hindu 01 2
 Islam 01 2
3.Educational level
  ≤ grade 5 09 17.6
  > grade 5 42 82.4
4.Number of pregnancy
 0 00 0
 1 05 9.8
 2 35 68.6
 3 08 15.7
 4 03 5.9
 5 00 0
5.Average monthly income
 Rs ≤ 15,000 13 25.5
 Rs > 15,000 38 74.5
6. Occupational status
  Working women 09 17.6
  On-working women 42 82.4
Total 51 100.0
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