Table 2

PLWHA’s knowledge of HIV/AIDS associated oral lesions
Variables Knowledge Chi-square Correlation
Knowledgeable Non- Knowledgeable
n = 99(37%) n = 171(63%)
Gender Male 43 (24%) 137(76%) P = 0.44 RS = .049
P = .423
Female 54(60%) 36(40%)
Age mean age 37 39 RS = -.104
P=0.087
Marital status Married 76(62%) 46(38%) P = 0.842 RS = −.015
P = 0.802
Single 89(64%) 49(36%)
Separated 3(75%) 1(25%)
Divorced 3(50%) 3(50%)
Widow 0 0
Education Level Primary 29 (39%) 46(61%) P = 0.893 RS = −.0029
P = 0.036
Secondary 58(36%) 102(64%)
University 12(34%) 23(66%)
Duration of HIV illness 0-to 6 months 5 (56%) 4(45%) P = 0.642 RS = −.042
P = 0.493
6-12 months 9(41%) 13(59%)
1-3 years 31(36%) 56(64%)
4 years and above 54(36%) 98(64%)

Khan et al.

Khan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:850   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-850

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