Table 1

Basic characteristics of the study participants (N = 452)

Youth

(N = 185)

Adults

(N = 267)

p-Value


(N)

(%)

(N)

(%)


Male Sex

108

58.4

139

52.1

p = 0.185


Age (mean +/- SD; median)

185

18.4 +/- 2.5; 18.0

267

39.8 +/- 11.0; 38.0

p < 0.001


Marital status

p < 0.001


- Married

34

20.7

24

87.1


- Separated/divorced/widowed

6

3.7

229

9.1


- Never married

124

75.6

10

3.8


Religion

p = 0.020


- Catholic

36

19.5

31

11.7


- Protestant

89

48.1

144

54.3


- Muslim

57

30.8

90

34.0


- Other

3

1.6

0

0.0


Tribe

p = 0.060


- (Mu)Soga

57

31.0

94

36.0


- (Mu)Ganda

72

39.1

111

42.5


- Mulamoga

13

7.1

6

2.3


- Munyara

10

5.4

7

2.7


- Other

32

17.4

43

16.5


Education completed

p < 0.001


- No school

1

0.6

16

6.0


- Primary

76

42.9

103

38.9


- Secondary

95

53.7

96

36.2


- Tertiary

3

1.7

30

11.3


- University

2

1.1

20

7.5


Work

p < 0.001


- Self-employed (agriculture, selling, service)

33

21.3

136

52.9


- Salaried

19

12.3

83

32.3


- Manual/casual Work

7

4.5

6

2.3


- No work/unemployed

69

61.9

32

12.5



Wilcken et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:209   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-209

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