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Table 1 Distribution of sociodemographic characteristics by sex among adults in Oria village, Kilimanjaro Tanzania

From: Prevalence and risk factors for HIV-1 infection in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: Implications for prevention and treatment

Variable Category Total Women n (%) Men n (%) *p-value
Sex   1 528 914 (59.8) 614 (40.2)  
Age (years) Mean (SD) 28.2 (8.4) 27.9 (8.6) 28.7 (8.8) 0.056
Age groups (years)      
  15–24 575 352 (38.5) 223 (36.3)  
  25–34 534 333 (36.4) 201 (32.7)  
  35–44 419 229 (25.1) 190 (30.9) 0.038
Marital status      
  Single 477 225 (24.6) 256 (41.7)  
  Married 899 577 (63.1) 322 (52.4)  
  Separated/divorced 148 112 (12.3) 36 (5.9) <0.001
Education level      
  No education 191 125 (13.7) 66 (10.7)  
  Primary education 1196 716 (78.6) 480 (78.2)  
  Secondary + 138 70 (7.7) 68 (11.1) 0.027
Occupation      
  Farmers 1327 799 (87.4) 528 (86.0)  
  Employed 49 25 (2.7) 24 (3.7)  
  Business 152 90 (9.9) 62 (10.1) 0.429
Religion affiliation      
  Catholic 392 226 (24.9) 166 (27.1)  
  Protestant 458 257 (28.3) 201 (32.8)  
  Muslim 672 426 (46.9) 246 (40.1) 0.031
  1. * P value from Chi-square test for difference in proportions, SD: Standard deviation.