Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of sexually active Nigeria women who participated in the study, 2003

Variable

Number of women (%)

Percent of women who reported multiple concurrent sexual partners in the last 12 months (%)


Individual covariates

Age groups

15 – 24

2009 (31.6)

28.1

25 – 34

2251 (35.4)

8.7

> 35

2102 (33.0)

3.2

Level of education

No school

2809 (45.5)

2.9

Primary

1387 (21.8)

9.2

Secondary/higher

2081 (32.7)

29.5

Wealth index

Low

1350 (21.3)

8.0

Middle

3799 (59.7)

12.4

High

1211 (19.0)

20.3

Past alcohol use

No

5692 (89.7)

11.3

1

146 (2.3)

32.2

2

111 (1.8)

26.1

3+

396 (6.2)

26.8

Marital status

Never married

831 (13.1)

77.4

Currently married

5156 (81.0)

1.8

Formerly married

375 (5.9)

25.1

Religion

Christian

2995 (47.1)

22.8

Muslim

3245 (51.0)

4.2

Others

118 (1.9)

6.8

Community covariates

Community economic status

Low

2238 (35.2)

7.4

Middle

2126 (33.4)

13.0

High

1998 (31.4)

19.3

Place of residence

Urban

2483 (39.0)

16.2

Rural

3879 (61.0)

10.9

Region

North central

1048 (16.5)

13.4

North East

1256 (19.7)

5.8

North west

1650 (25.9)

2.1

South East

765 (12.0)

22.4

South south

781 (12.3)

33.3

South west

862 (13.6)

17.2


Uthman and Kongnyuy BMC International Health and Human Rights 2008 8:9   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-8-9

Open Data