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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Thai women in two study cohorts

From: Genotypic distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cytology findings in 5906 Thai women undergoing cervical cancer screening programs

Demographics Total (N =5906) Chulabhorn hospital (N = 4487) Bangkhayaeng district (N = 1419) p-value
Age     
  Mean (years) 44.8 44.8 44.8 0.9861
  Median (years) 45.0 45.0 45.0  
  Range (years) 20-70 20-70 20-70  
  20-30 years (%) 634 (10.7) 481 (10.7) 153 (10.8)  
  31-70 years (%) 5272 (89.3) 4006 (89.3) 1266 (89.2)  
Parity     <0.0012,*
  Nulliparous 1867 (31.7) 1658 (36.9) 209 (14.9)  
  Multiparous 4019 (68.3) 2829 (63.1) 1190 (85.1)  
Menopause     0.7142
  Pre-menopause 4012 (68.2) 3064 (68.3) 948 (67.8)  
  Post-menopause 1874 (31.8) 1423 (31.7) 451 (32.2)  
Marital status     <0.0012,*
  Single 1448 (24.5) 1319 (29.4) 129 (9.1)  
  Married 3619 (61.3) 2530 (56.4) 1089 (76.7)  
  Divorced 839 (14.2) 638 (14.2) 201 (14.2)  
Number of life-time sex partner(s)     
  0 (virgin) - 430 (9.6) -  
  1 - 2827 (63.0) -  
  1+ - 1230 (27.4) -  
Contraception use     <0.0012,*
  Yes 3002 (51.0) 2002 (44.6) 1000 (71.5)  
  No 2884 (49.0) 2485 (55.4) 399 (28.5)  
Education     <0.0012,*
  No education 56 (1.0) 27 (0.6) 29 (2.1)  
  Primary education 1319 (22.4) 678 (15.1) 641 (45.8)  
  High school 1025 (17.4) 651 (14.5) 374 (26.7)  
  Vocation school 820 (13.9) 650 (14.5) 170 (12.2)  
  Bachelor degree 2162 (36.7) 1991 (44.4) 171 (12.2)  
  Postgraduate 504 (8.6) 490 (10.9) 14 (1.0)  
  1. missing data for Bangkayaeng Cohort 20 cases (1.4%).
  2. 1Independent samples t-test.
  3. 2Pearson’s chi-square test.
  4. *p < 0.05.