Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics

From: Attitudes towards HPV testing: a qualitative study of beliefs among Indian, Pakistani, African-Caribbean and white British women in the UK

  African-Caribbean ( n) Indian ( n) Pakistani ( n) White British ( n) Total n (%)
Mean age 35 43 41 39 40
(range) (20–58) (20–59) (31–56) (26–55) (20–59)
Born in UK      
Yes 10 2 3 15 30 (42.9)
No 6 17 17 1 41 (58.1)
Country of education      
UK 10 1 4 16 28 (43.1)
Outside UK 3 18 15 0 33 (50.8)
Both 3 0 1 0 4 (6.2)
Age left full-time education      
15 and under 5 1 2 3 11 (15.5)
16–18 6 7 8 12 33 (46.5)
19 and over 5 10 9 1 25 (35.2)
Missing 0 1 1 0 2 (2.8)
Marital status      
Married/living with partner 2 15 15 12 44 (62)
Single 12 2 3 3 20 (28.2)
Divorced/separated/widowed 2 2 2 1 7 (9.8)
Ever attended a smear test      
Yes 16 17 18 15 66 (93.0)
No 0 2 2 1 5 (7.0)
Total interviewed sample 16 19 20 16 71