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Table 2 Frequency distribution of HIV preventive behavior among mining workers in Sali traditional gold mining site Bench Maji Zone, South West Ethiopia, Feb 2012 N = 393

From: HIV preventive behavior and associated factors among mining workers in Sali traditional gold mining site bench maji zone, Southwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent
Currently abstaining from sex   
Yes 31 7.9
No 362 92.1
Consistent condom use   
Yes 127 46
No 149 54
Have one sexual partner   
Yes 86 23.5
No 276 76.5
Undergone HIV testing in the last three month   
Yes 170 43.5
No 221 56.5
With whom engaged in sex   
Same sex 9 2.5
Commercial sex workers 173 47.8
 Regular partner 86 23.7
 Casual partner 94 26
HIV preventive behavior   
 Yes 187 47.6
 No 206 52.4