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Table 2 Assessment of Uyghur women knowledge by educational level

From: Knowledge and attitude of Uyghur women in Xinjiang province of China related to the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer

  Participants Aware of cervical cancer Aware of HPV Aware of HPV vaccine
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Illiteracy 315 6.3 53 16.8 12 3.8 7 2.2
Primary education 1,000 20.0 247 24.9 71 7.1 35 3.6
Secondary education 1,085 21.7 285 26.3 102 9.4 49 4.5
Specialist/professional education 1,215 24.3 349 28.7 173 14.3 74 6.1
Undergraduate or higher education 1,385 27.7 416 30.0 292 21.0 135 9.7
P value   P = 0.000 P = 0.000 P = 0.000
  1. Linear-by-linear association has been used; the difference was statistically significant P < 0.05. With the increase of educational level, awareness has increased.