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Table 4 Intensity of common symptoms when first seen by a physician among cervical cancer patients (n = 1575)

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

SymptomsIntensity of symptoms
NoneMildModerateSevereUnknown
N(%)N(%)N(%)N(%)N(%)
Vaginal bleeding115(7.3)404(25.7)977(62.0)74(4.7)5(0.3)
Pelvic pain442(28.1)213(13.5)858(54.5)57(3.6)5(0.3)
Vaginal discharge424(26.9)331(21.0)814(51.7)6(0.4)
Constipation1267(80.4)101(6.4)197(12.5)5(0.3)5(0.3)