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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics and Risk Behavioral Profile of Samples of Nepali and Bhutanese Women Living in Eastern Nepal

From: High-risk human papillomavirus infection and abnormal cervical cytology among Nepali and Bhutanese refugee women living in eastern Nepal

Characteristics n (%)  
Overall* Nepali Bhutanese
679 (100.0) 574 (84.1) 105 (15.9) p- value
Age, years <0.0001
 19–30 24 (3.5) 6 (1.1) 18 (17.4)
 30–34 226 (33.3) 187 (32.6) 39 (37.1)
 35–39 122 (18.0) 104 (18.1) 18 (17.1)
 40–44 115 (16.9) 98 (17.1) 17 (16.2)
 45–69 192 (28.3) 179 (31.2) 13 (12.4)
Formal education
 None 219 (32.3) 179 (32.2) 40 (38.1) 0.1640
 Some 460 (67.5) 395 (68.8) 65 (61.9)
Marital Status
 Currently married 630 (97.5) 540 (98.4) 90 (92.8) 0.0011
 OtherƗ 16 (2.5) 9 (1.6) 7 (7.2)
Previously married <0.0001
 Yes 14 (2.2) 6 (1.1) 8 (8.1)
 No 634 (97.8) 543 (98.9) 91 (91.9)
Husband previously married 0.8481
 Yes 69 (10.6) 59 (10.7) 10 (10.1)
 No 579 (89.4) 490 (89.3) 89 (89.9)
Number of children <0.0001
 ≤ 1 138 (21.0) 98 (17.6) 40 (40.4)
 2 259 (39.4) 240 (43.0) 19 (19.2)
 3 160 (24.4) 140 (25.1) 20 (20.2)
 ≥ 4 100 (15.2) 80 (14.4) 20 (20.2)
Drink alcohol 0.0010
 Yes 55 (8.7) 38 (7.1) 17 (17.4)
 No 576 (91.3) 495 (92.9) 81 (82.7)
Smoke 0.0326
 Yes 60 (9.4) 45 (8.3) 15 (15.2)
 No 579 (90.6) 495 (91.7) 84 (84.8)
Husband migrated for work 0.0432
 No 398 (74.5) 328 (72.6) 70 (85.3)
 Outside the district 24 (4.5) 21 (4.6) 3 (3.7)
 Outside the country 112 (21.0) 103 (22.8) 9 (11.0)
  1. *Not all values may add to 679 due to missing data; Number of missing values for: Age = 0 (0%); Formal education = 0 (0%); Marital status = 33 (4.9%); Previously married = 31 (4.6%); Husband previously married = 31 (4.6%); Number of children = 22 (3.2%); Drink alcohol = 48 (7.1%); Smoke = 40 (5.9%); and Husband migrated for work = 145 (21.5%)
  2. ƗIncludes single (n = 1), divorced/separated (n = 6), or widowed (n = 9) women