Table 1

Sample socio-demographics and descriptive statistics (men: n = 24,512, women: n = 28,229)
East Africa Southern Africa
(Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania) (Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe)
Men Women Men Women
N 12,772 16,032 11,740 12,197
Average age (SD) 33.77 (10.74) 30.85 (9.34) 32.05 (10.40) 29.44 (8.61)
Marital Status
  Married/cohabitating 76.35% 81.94% 64.28% 76.49%
  Not married 23.65% 18.06% 35.72% 23.51%
Education
  High school or > 24.13% 16.12% 52.10% 48.75%
  Primary 62.13% 58.75% 40.46% 42.99%
  No schooling 13.74% 25.13% 7.43% 8.26%
Urban residence 30.21% 29.21% 33.71% 33.67%
Rural residence 69.79% 70.79% 66.29% 66.33%
Wealth index
  Poorest 15.44% 16.62% 18.79% 18.57%
  Poorer 17.99% 17.22% 19.00% 19.18%
  Middle 19.06% 18.47% 19.42% 19.80%
  Richer 21.04% 22.11% 23.07% 22.22%
  Richest 26.46% 25.57% 20.70% 20.23%
HIV prevalence 6.38% 8.22% 17.17% 23.74%
Casual partner at last sex 5.36% 1.24% 4.05% 0.69%
Condom use last sex 18.46% 8.74% 25.32% 16.55%
Respondent (men)/ partner (women) or both drunk during last sex 6.07% 8.77% 10.96% 11.08%
  Respondent only drunk during last sex 4.85% 0.62% 9.88% 0.65%
  Partner only drunk during last sex 0.62% 7.71% 0.33% 10.40%
  Both drunk during last sex 1.22% 1.06% 1.07% 0.68%
Sex with non-spousal, non-cohabitating partner(s) (prior year) 35.24% 17.86% 36.97% 21.77%
Know condoms prevent HIV 80.55% 73.50% 82.96% 82.11%

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