Table 1

Demographic characteristics and presenting complaints

VariableCategoryFrequency (N=192)%
Age group (years)18–4412665.6
45–555227.1
≥56147.3
Menopausal statusPremenopausal14575.5
Postmenopausal4724.5
ResidenceRural3015.6
Urban16284.4
EducationIlliterate2412.5
School10755.7
College6131.8
OccupationNot employed10655.2
Employed8644.8
Marital statusNot married3819.8
Married15480.2
Presenting complaintsLump11258.3
Pain2714.1
Nipple discharge74.6
More than one symptom4624.0