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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the study participants by Province of Rwanda, 2010 (N = 1096)

From: Determinants of circumcision and willingness to be circumcised by Rwandan men, 2010

  Province  
Socio demographic characters City of Kigali Southern Western Northern Eastern Total
Age group n = 99 (%) n = 290 (%) n = 294 (%) n = 212 (%) n = 199 (%) n = 1094 (%)
≤ 19 7 (7) 21 (7.) 57 (19) 34 (16) 27 (14) 146 (14)
20-29 21 (21) 87 (30) 83 (28) 63 (30) 59 (30) 313 (29)
30-39 41 (41) 82 (28) 71 (24) 51 (24) 43 (22) 288 (26)
40+ 30 (30) 100 (34) 83 (28) 64 (30) 70 (35) 347 (32)
Religion n = 101 (%) n = 290 (%) n = 293 (%) n = 212 (%) n = 199 (%) n = 1095 (%)
Catholic 36 (36) 170 (59) 99 (34) 137 (65) 97 (49) 539 (49)
Protestant 39 (39) 89 (31) 139 (47) 57 (27) 73 (37) 397 (36)
Adventist 10 (10) 27 (9) 46 (16) 10 (5) 20 (10) 113 (10)
Muslim 13 (13) 2 (0.7) 2 (0.7) 6 (3) 8 (4) 31 (3)
Other 3 (3) 2 (0.7) 7 (2) 2 (0.9) 1 (0.5) 15 (1)
Education n = 101 (%) n = 290 (%) n = 294 (%) n = 212 (%) n = 199 (%) n = 1096 (%)
Attended school 92 (91) 227 (78) 255 (87) 174 (82) 170 (85) 918 (84)
Never attended school 9 (9) 63 (22) 39 (13) 38 (18) 29 (15) 178 (16)
Level of education n = 101 (%) n = 290 (%) n = 294 (%) n = 212 (%) n = 199 (%) n = 1096 (%)
Never attended school 9 (9) 63 (22) 39 (13) 38 (18) 29 (15) 178 (16)
Primary school 45 (49) 194 (86) 206 (81) 154 (89) 135 (79) 734 (80)
Vocational school 11 (12) 9 (4) 12 (5) 4 (2) 4 (2) 40 (4)
Secondary school 25 (27) 24 (11) 33 (13) 15 (9) 25 (15) 122 (13)
University 11 (12) 0 (0.0) 4 (2) 1 (0.6) 6 (4) 22 (2)
Marital Status n = 101 (%) n = 290 (%) n = 294 (%) n = 212 (%) n = 199 (%) n = 1096 (%)
Married 37 (37) 162 (56) 151 (51) 103 (49) 88 (44) 541 (49)
Cohabitation 22 (22) 55 (19) 32 (11) 34 (16) 51 (26) 194 (18)
Singles/living alone 42 (42) 73 (25) 111 (38) 75 (35) 60 (30) 361 (33)
  1. Mean age was 33.6 years [standard deviation (sd) = .12 years]. Most (96%) respondents were Christians (49% Catholic; 36% Protestant; and 10% Adventist) followed by Muslim (2%). The majority (84%) of respondents had ever attended school and this proportion was higher in the City of Kigali (91%) (Table 1).
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