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Table 2 Percent distribution of respondents by their characteristics, Nigeria

From: HIV/AIDS stigma and utilization of voluntary counselling and testing in Nigeria

Characteristics Percent (N = 987)
Mean age 31.8 years
Place of Survey  
Urban 60.3
Rural 39.7
Ethnic Group  
Igbo 55.0
Yoruba 45.0
Sex of respondents  
Male 42.5
Female 57.5
Education Level  
None 4.2
Primary 16.5
Secondary 32.9
Tertiary 46.5
Religion  
Protestant Orthodoxy 35.9
Roman Catholic Church 46.0
Islamic Religion 14.9
Traditional Religion 3.4
Married Status  
Married 50.4
Single 45.5
Separated/Divorced/Widowed 4.1
% ever migrated 35.2
Access to Media  
% own radio 90.4
% TV 81.7
Frequency of reading newspapers  
Very often 22.4
Often 29.5
Rarely 32.1
Never 15.7
Don’t Know 0.4
Frequency of Listening to Radio  
Very often 40.1
Often 46.5
Rarely 11.2
Never 0.4
Don’t Know  
Frequency of TV Watching  
Very often 37.3
Often 34.9
Rarely 22.8
Never 4.6
Don’t Know 0.4