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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics and attitude towards cervical cancer screening among study participants at Wollega University, 2017

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of cervical cancer screening and associated factors amongst female students at Wollega University, western Ethiopia

Variables Category Attitude status COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Positive attitude Negative attitude
Age in years 15–20 13 (3.7%) 12 (2.7%) 1  
21–25 243 (68.5%) 432 (96%) 0.51 (0.23, 1.15) 0.47 (1.9, 1.1)
26–30 99 (27.9%) 6 (1.3%) 15.2 (4.8, 47.5) 12.7 (3.9, 41.9)
Year of study Second year 184 (51.8%) 310 (68.9%) 1  
Third year 108 (30.4%) 51 (11.3%) 3.5 (2.4, 5.2) 1.7 (1.0, 2.8)
Forth year 51 (14.4%) 76 (16.9%) 1.1 (0.75, 1.6) 0.8 (0.5, 1.3)
Fifth year 12 (3.4%) 13 (2.9%) 1.5 (0.69, 3.4) 0.7 (0.2, 1.9)
College/school Engineering and technology 138 (39.9%) 206 (45.8%) 1  
Natural and computational sciences 76 (21.4%) 83 (18.4%) 1.36 (0.93, 1.99) 0.8 (0.49, 1.3)
Medicine and health sciences 46 (13%) 45 (10%) 1.5 (0.95, 2.4) 1.0 (0.59, 1.8)
Business and economics 61 (17.2%) 84 (18.7%) 1.0 (0.73, 1.6) 1.2 (0.77, 1.9)
Social science and humanities 34 (9.6%) 32 (7.1%) 1.5 (0.93, 2.7) 0.69 (0.66, 2.5)