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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population according to FIGO Stage at diagnosis (n = 1575)

From: Cervical cancer in Ethiopia – predictors of advanced stage and prolonged time to diagnosis

Patient CharacteristicsFIGO Stage
All StagesI-IIaIIbIIIIV
NN (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
All Patients1575191 (12.1)497 (31.6)731 (46.4)156 (9.9)
Age (years) (mean + SD) Range 21–9348,9 ± 11,547.9 ± 11.449.6 ± 11.948.4 ± 11.350.9 ± 11.5
Menopausal status
 Premenopausal34441 (11.9)102 (29.7)175 (50.9)26 (7.6)
 Postmenopausal1212148 (12.2)386 (31.8)548 (45.2)130 (10.7)
 Unknown192 (10.5)9 (47.4)8 (42.1)0 (0)
Residence
 Rural976114 (11.7)303 (31.0)465 (47.6)94 (9.6)
 Urban (Biggest 10 Cities)59977 (12.9)194 (32.4)266 (44.2)62 (10.4)
HIV Status
 HIV-positive13511 (8.1)37 (27.4)74 (54.8)13 (9.6)
 negative / unknown1440180 (12.5)460 (31.9)657 (45.6)143 (9.9)
Parity (mean + SD) Range 0–176.1 ± 3.05.6 ± 2.96.6 ± 3.16.0 ± 3.06.5 ± 3.0
Marital Status
 Unmarried122 (6.7)4 (33.3)5 (41.7)1 (8.3)
 Early marriage (< 18 years)1187146 (12.3)380 (32.0)550 (46.3)111 (9.4)
  > 18 years / unknown age9420 (21.3)30 (31.9)38 (40.4)6 (6.4)
 Unknown Martial Status28223 (8.2)83 (29.4)138 (48.9)38 (13.5)
Histology
 Squamous cell carcinoma1488170 (11.4)462 (31.1)711 (47.8)145 (9.8)
 Adenocarcinoma6617 (25.8)29 (43.9)12 (18.2)8 (12.1)
 Other214 (19.0)6 (28.6)8 (38.1)3 (14.3)
  1. FIGO International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, SD Standard deviation, HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
  2. % as proportion among stages