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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of interviewed women and number of antenatal HIV tests

From: Number and timing of antenatal HIV testing: Evidence from a community-based study in Northern Vietnam

Socio-economic characteristics of the women Number of HIV test n (%) Total p-value
  Untested 1 test 2+ tests   
  108 (9.7) 423 (38.2) 577 (52.1) 1108 (100)  
Age      0.405
15-24 30 (27.8) 101 (23.9) 169 (29.3) 300 (27.1)  
25-34 63 (58.3) 269 (63.6) 340 (58.9) 672 (60.6)  
35-49 15 (13.9) 53 (12.5) 68 (11.8) 136 (12.3)  
Number of children      0.002
1 38 (35.2) 205 (48.5) 320 (55.5) 563 (50.8)  
2 67 (62.0) 204 (48.2) 241(41.8) 512 (46.2)  
3 - 4 3 (2.8) 14 (3.3) 16 (2.8) 33 (3.0)  
Education level      0.024
Primary school 10 (9.3) 25 (5.9) 24 (4.2) 59 (5.3)  
Secondary school 44 (40.7) 116 (27.4) 172 (29.8) 332 (30.0)  
High school 25 (23.1) 131 (31.0) 188 (32.6) 344 (31.0)  
College/University 29 (26.9) 151 (35.7) 193 (33.4) 373 (33.7)  
Occupational      0.031
Housewife/Unemployed 41 (38.0) 165 (39.0) 225 (39.0) 431(38.9)  
Farmer/Seasonal work 17 (15.7) 23 (5.4) 49 (8.5) 89 (8.0)  
Government staff/workers 27 (25.0) 142 (33.6) 183 (31.7) 352 (31.8)  
Business/other jobs 23 (21.3) 93 (22.0) 120 (20.8) 236 (21.3)  
Residence      <0.0001
Urban area 9 (8.3) 142 (33.6) 149 (25.8) 300 (27.1)  
Semi-urban area 17 (15.7) 128 (30.3) 250 (43.3) 395 (35.6)  
Remote rural area 82 (75.9) 153 (36.2) 178 (30.8) 413 (37.3)  
Monthly income (million VND)      0.288
<1.5 33 (30.6) 96 (22.7) 126 (21.8) 255 (23.0)  
1.5 - 2.5 27 (25.0) 101 (23.9) 129 (22.4) 257 (23.2)  
>2.5 - 3.5 28 (25.9) 133 (31.4) 172 (29.8) 333 (30.1)  
>3.5 20 (18.5) 93 (22.0) 150 (26.0) 263 (23.7)