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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the study sample (1402)

From: Breast cancer in Iran: need for greater women awareness of warning signs and effective screening methods

  Number %
Age groups (years)   
20–29 258 18
30–39 354 25
40–49 334 24
50–59 220 16
60> 236 17
Mean (SD) 43.4 (14.4)  
Range 20–80  
Educational status   
Primary education 673 48
Secondary education 497 35
Higher education 232 17
Marital status   
Single 117 8
Married 1183 85
Widowed/divorced 102 7
Personal history of breast problems   
Yes 84 6
No 1318 94
Family history of breast cancer   
Yes 138 10
No 1264 90