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Table 1 Social demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Home-based HIV counseling and testing: Client experiences and perceptions in Eastern Uganda

Characteristic HBHCT users* HBHCT non-users
  Total N= 281 Total % Total N=19 Total %
Age (1 missing value)t
Under 20 26 9.3% 2 10.5%
20-24 48 17.1% 2 10.5%
25-29 48 17.1% 5 26.3%
30-34 50 17.8% 4 21.1%
35-39 27 9.6% 3 15.8%
40-44 31 11.0% 0 0%
Over 45 50 17.8% 3 15.8%
Missing value 1 0,4%   
Gender
Female 182 64.8% 7 36.8%
Male 99 35.2% 12 63.2%
Religion
Catholic 148 52.7% 13 68.4%
Muslim 9 3.2% 1 5.3%
Pentecostal 30 10.7% 1 5.3%
Protestant/Church of Uganda 94 33.5% 4 21.1%
Education
No formal education/incomplete primary 163 58% 11 57.9%
Primary 35 12,5% 0 0%
Secondary/vocational 69 2,6% 7 36,8%
Post secondary or higher 9 3.2% 0 0%
Missing value 5 1.8% 1 5.3%
Marital status
Never married 60 21.4% 8 42.1%
Married or cohabiting 183 65.1% 9 47.4%
Divorced/separated 15 5.3% 1 5.3%
Widowed 23 8.2% 1 5.3%
Type of work**
Agriculture 142 50.5% 12 63.2%
Homemaker/housewife 59 21.0% 2 10.5%
Commerce/trade 51 18.1% 1 5.3%
Student 24 8.5% 2 10.5%
Professional/employed 27 9.6% 1 5.3%
Skilled/semi-skilled 20 7.1% 2 10.5%
Unskilled 18 6.4% 2 10.5%
Unemployed 5 1.8% 2 10.5%
Fishing 1 0.4% - -
Other 12 4.3% - -
HIV status
Negative 262 95.6%   
Positive 12 4.4%   
Unknown    19 100%
  1. *HBHCT users are those who tested through HBHCT.
  2. P** Some respondents were engaged in more than one type of work.