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Table 1 Characteristics of 120 women who responded to survey on Breast Self-examination and Breast Cancer in Buea, Cameroon

From: Breast Self-Examination and breast cancer awareness in women in developing countries: a survey of women in Buea, Cameroon

Characteristic Level Frequency %
Age (years)    
  20-30 50 41.67
  31-40 38 31.67
  41-50 22 18.33
  50 and above 10 8.33
Marital Status    
  Married 50 41.67
  Single 62 51.66
  Divorced 3 2.5
  Widow 5 4.17
Occupation    
  Student 34 28.33
  Business woman 36 30.00
  Farmer 8 6.67
  Housewife 16 13.33
  Civil servant 26 21.67
Education level    
  Primary school 21 17.5
  Secondary school 14 11.67
  High school 51 42.5
  University degree 34 28.33
Religion    
  Christians 92 76.66
  Muslims 5 4.17
  Others 23 19.17
Ethnicity    
  Bantus 83 69.17
  Fulbe 11 9.17
  Semi- Bantus 26 21.67