Table 1

Characteristic of participants in the Lampang pilot colorectal cancer screening project

CharacteristicsNumberPer cent
Screened80 012
Sex
 Men36 60145.7
 Women43 41154.3
Age (in years)
 50–5428 95636.2
 55–5927 82534.8
 60–6523 23129.0
Education
 None61927.7
 Primary66 58383.2
 Secondary52086.5
 College/university20282.5
Occupation
 Agriculture57 26675.8
Manual labour11 38115.1
 Support/service47186.2
 Crafts/machinery3710.5
Family income in Thai Bahts per month (US$1=30 Bahts)
 <500044 94058.4
 5000–10 00026 46334.4
 >10 00055337.2
Colorectal cancer in first-degree and second-degree relatives
 Yes5520.7
 No72 97191.2
 Unknown64898.1
Setting
 Rural58 87373.6
 Urban21 13926.4
District
 Mueang (U)13 01616.3
 Mae Moh (U)27723.5
 Koh Kha (U)53516.7
 Soem Ngam (R)37474.7
 Wang Nua (R)59627.5
 Chae Hom (R)64748.1
 Ngao (R)74899.4
 Thoen (R)848610.6
 Mae Phrik (R)25233.2
 Mae Tha (R)902511.3
 Sop Prap (R)39775.0
 Hang Chat (R)64478.1
 Mueang Pan (R)47435.9
  • R, rural; U, urban.