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Table 2 Frequency distribution of VCT uptake among men in Ethiopia in 2005 by urban–rural residence

From: Factors affecting voluntary HIV counselling and testing among men in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional survey

Variables Urban Rural
n (%) Ever HIV tested (%) P-value n (%) Ever HIV tested (%) P-value
Overall 1,628 (27.0) 355 (21.9)   4,405 (73.0) 110 (2.6)  
Age       
15–24 688 (42.5) 18.8 0.001 1,514 (36.4) 2.6 0.000
25–34 437 (27.0) 27.9   1,102 (26.5) 4.4  
35–44 272 (16.8) 24.3 835 (20.1) 2.2
45–59 222 (13.7) 17.1 709 (17.0) 0.6
Marital status       
Never married 919 (56.8) 22.7 0.364 1,419 (34.1) 1.9 0.032
Ever Married 700 (43.2) 20.9   2,741 (65.9) 3.0  
Socio-economic position (SEP)       
Low 135 (8.3) 8.9 0.000 3,198 (76.9) 1.7 0.000
Middle 459 (28.4) 15.0   677 (16.3) 4.9  
High 1,025 (63.3) 26.7 285 (6.9) 8.1
Religion       
Christian 1,215 (75.6) 24.4 0.000 2,544 (63.1) 2.7 0.969
Muslim 393 (24.4) 14.5   1,486 (36.9) 2.7  
HIV/AIDS-related knowledge index       
Low 134 (8.3) 16.7 0.001 1,381 (33.2) 1.1 0.000
High 621 (38.4) 19.0   1,860 (44.7) 3.1  
Comprehensive knowledge 864 (53.4) 25.4 919 (22.1) 4.1
HIV/AIDS-related stigma index       
No stigma 335 (20.7) 33.4 0.000 46 (1.1) 15.2 0.000
Low 966 (59.8) 21.4   1,066 (25.6) 4.9  
Moderate 270 (16.7) 11.9 1,632 (39.2) 2.0
High 48 (3.0) 8.3 1,416 (34.0) 1.3
Risky sexual behaviour index       
No risk 543 (33.5) 14.2 0.000 1,082 (26.0) 1.8 0.104
Some risk 729 (45.0) 22.2   2,513 (60.4) 3.0  
High risk 347 (21.4) 33.4 565 (13.6) 2.8