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Table 2 Participants' distribution of responses in the three chosen cities in China about reproductive health knowledge (accurate) and condom

From: RH knowledge and service utilization among unmarried rural-to-urban migrants in three major cities, China

  RH knowledge (n, %) Condom use (n, %)
  Pregnancy and fertilization knowledge contraception knowledge Family planning policy knowledge STD/AIDS spread approach Never used occasionally half the time Every time
By sex         
Male(1680) 403 (24.0)*** 146 (8.9) 744 (44.3) 886 (52.7) 232 (49.4) 153 (32.6) 67 (14.3) 18 (3.8)
Female(1732) 601 (34.7) 161 (9.3) 705 (40.7) 948 (54.7) 107 (43.5) 80 (32.5) 48 (19.5) 11 (4.5)
By age         
15-20(1014) 194(19.1) 93(9.2) 355(35.0) 430(42.4)     
20-24(2006) 672(33.5)** 183(9.3) 879(43.9)** 1152(52.4)**     
25-29 (308) 103(33.5)** 30(9.7) 171(55.6)** 196(53.6)**     
30 and above(84) 36(42.6)*** 6(7.1) 42(50.0)** 56(62.7)**     
Occupation type b         
blue-collar(2788) 800(28.7) 259(9.3) 948(34.0) 1628(53.4)     
Self-employed laborers(448) 160(35.8)* 29(6.4) 196(43.8)** 301(62.3)*     
White-collar(176) 75(42.6)** 22(12.4) 98(55.6)** 104(55.0)     
By cities         
Shenzhen(1012) 293(29.0) 71(7.0) 405(40.0) 588(55.1)     
Guangzhou (1370) 395(28.8) 141(10.3) 527(38.5) 747(54.5)     
Wuhan (1030) 317(30.8) 99(9.6) 521(50.6)* 499(48.4)**     
  1. Notes: *** p ≤ 0.001; ** p ≤ 0.01; * p ≤ 0.05;
  2. b. we have regrouped "construction, traffic and storage, trade and food, manufacturing enterprise" to blue-collar and "communication, real estate, finance'' to white collar.