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Table 1 Summary of survey participant characteristics, by urbanrural status and total

From: A cross-sectional study describing motivations and barriers to voluntary medical male circumcision in Lesotho

Socio-demographic characteristics Maseru urban clinics (Carewell, Apex) N = 73 Non-maseru rural clinics (Ntsekhe, Mokhotlong) N = 88 Total N = 161
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age    
  Mean (SD) 26.2 (7.6) 22.6 (6.2) 24.2 (7.0)
  Min, Max 18, 48 18, 49 18, 49
Marital status*    
  Never married 47 (64.4) 73 (83.0) 120 (74.5)
  Married 25 (34.3) 15 (17.1) 40 (24.8)
  Cohabitating 1 (1.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.6)
  Village of residence    
  Urban 66 (90.4) 53 (60.2) 119 (73.9)
  Rural 7 (9.6) 35 (39.8) 42 (26.1)
Religion    
  Roman Catholic 44 (60.3) 36 (40.9) 80 (49.7)
  Lesotho Evangelical 6 (8.2) 18 (20.5) 24 (14.9)
  Anglican 8 (11.0) 12 (13.6) 20 (12.4)
   Pentecostal 9 (12.3) 8 (9.1) 17 (10.6)
  Other Christian 2 (2.7) 6 (6.8) 8 (5.0)
  Other 2 (2.7) 4 (4.6) 6 (3.7)
  None 2 (2.7) 3 (3.4) 5 (3.1)
  Missing   1 (1.1) 1 (0.6)
Highest education completed    
  None 2 (2.7) 1 (1.1) 3 (1.9)
  Primary 16 (21.9) 30 (34.1) 46 (28.6)
  Secondary 17 (23.3) 25 (28.4) 42 (26.1)
  High school 27 (37.0) 26 (29.6) 53 (32.9)
  Tertiary 11 (15.1) 6 (6.8) 17 (10.6)
Employment status    
  Student 26 (35.6) 49 (55.7) 75 (46.6)
  Unemployed 8 (11.0) 15 (17.1) 23 (14.3)
  Self-employed 6 (8.2) 4 (4.6) 10 (6.2)
  Employed, part-time 7 (9.6) 2 (2.3) 9 (5.6)
  Employed, full-time 26 (35.6) 18 (20.5) 44 (27.3)
Number of sexual partners in the past three months    
  Mean (SD) 1.2 (1.0) 0.7 (0.8) 0.9 (0.9)
  Min, Max 0, 4 0, 3 0, 4
  None 19 (26.4) 41 (46.6) 60 (37.3)
  1 34 (47.2) 33 (37.5) 67 (41.6)
  2 11 (15.3) 12 (13.6) 23 (14.3)
  3+ 8 (11.1) 2 (2.3) 10 (6.2)
  Missing 1 0 1 (0.6)
  1. Proportion in table may not add up to 100.0% because of rounding; *no participants were divorced, separated, or widowed.