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Table 1 The respondents' characteristics (n = 1048)

From: AIDS knowledge and attitudes in a Turkish population: an epidemiological study

  Number Percentage
Gender   
   Male 594 56.7
   Female 454 43.3
Age   
   ≤24 396 37.8
   25–34 367 35.0
   35–44 184 17.6
   ≥45 101 9.6
Employment status   
   Employed 679 64.8
   Housewife 155 14.8
   Student 83 7.9
   Unemployment 59 5.6
   Retired 72 6.9
Number of those living at home   
   Between 1–3 345 32.9
   Between 4–5 552 52.7
   ≥6 151 14.4
Marital status   
   Single 504 48.1
   Married 492 46.9
   Widowed/divorced/seperated 52 5.0
Presence of religious belief   
   Yes 921 87.9
   No 98 9.4
   Unsure 29 2.8
Educational levels   
   Illiterate 20 1.9
   Primary 125 11.9
   Secondary 119 11.4
   High school 280 26.7
   Higher education 504 48.1
Family's total income level   
   Low 298 28.4
   Average 521 49.7
   High 229 21.9