Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

Variable

Total (%) n

HIVpositive % (n)

HIVnegative % (n)


Age (years)

18–25

26.5 (159)

28.0 (84)

18.7 (56)

26–34

50.2 (301)

52.3 (157)

48.0 (144)

35–47

23.3 (140)

19.7 (59)

33.3 (100)

Education

No formal education

25.0 (150)

19.7 (59)

30.3 (91)

Elementary education

54.5 (325)

61.3 (184)

47.7 (143)

High school and beyond

20.5 (123

19.0 (57)

22.0 (66)

Marital status

Married

46.3 (278)

43.3 (130)

49.3 (148)

Divorced

39.0 (234)

39.0 (152)

39.0 (152)

Single

14.7 (88)

17.7 (53)

11.7 (35)

Sexual abuse before 14 years of age

Yes

19.8 (118)

23.2 (69)

16.4 (49)

No

80.2 (479)

76.9 (229)

83.6 (250)

Male partner's consumption of alcohol

Never

23.5 (141)

19 (57)

28.0 (84)

Sometimes

39.7 (238)

43.3 (130)

36.0 (108)

Frequently or always

36.8 (221)

37.7 (113)

36.0 (108)

Male partner with other wife or sexual partners

Yes

12.9 (76)

18.0 (53)

7.8 (23)

No

87.1 (513)

82.0 (241)

92.2 (272)

Physical violence in last 12 month

35.1 (210)

46.0 (138)

24.7 (74)


Ntaganira et al. BMC Women's Health 2008 8:17   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-8-17

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