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Table 2 Provision of blood specimen for anonymous HIV testing among men who were interviewed.

From: Response rates for providing a blood specimen for HIV testing in a population-based survey of young adults in Zimbabwe

  % Provided
Specimen (No.)
weighted n = 3844
% Did Not Provide
Specimen (No.)
weighted n = 356
p-value
MEN    
Age Group    0.2277
15–19 43.0 (1653) 47.8 (170)  
20–24 29.3 (1125) 27.0 (96)  
25–29 27.7 (1065) 25.3 (90)  
Area of Residence    0.2759
Urban 41.4 (1591) 44.4 (158)  
Rural 58.6 (2253) 55.6 (198)  
Education Level    0.0830
Primary or less 21.9 (842) 27.1 (96)  
1–3 years secondary 30.3 (1164) 28.6 (102)  
≥ 4 years secondary 47.8 (1838) 44.3 (158)  
Marital Status    0.1210
Previously Married 2.2 (86) 0.6 (2)  
Currently Married 21.1 (812) 21.3 (76)  
Never Married 76.7 (2946) 78.1 (278)  
Perceived Risk of HIV Infection    0.1849
None 73.2 (2729) 72.3 (243)  
Low 11.8 (439) 12.4 (42)  
Medium 8.4 (312) 7.0 (24)  
High 4.8 (178) 4.4 (15)  
Don't Know 1.9 (72) 3.8 (13)  
Sexual Experience    0.0026*
Ever had sex 62.5 (2401) 54.4 (194)  
Never had sex 37.5 (1443) 45.6 (163)  
Number of Lifetime Sex Partners    0.1655
1 30.6 (733) 36.7 (71)  
2 20.8 (498) 17.1 (33)  
3 or more 48.6 (1165) 46.2 (90)  
  1. *p < 0.05