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Table 1 Characteristics of circumcised and uncircumcised men 15–59 years, Uganda 2004 and 2011

From: A comparison of sexual risk behaviours and HIV seroprevalence among circumcised and uncircumcised men before and after implementation of the safe male circumcision programme in Uganda

Variables 2004 UAIS, n (%) 2011 UAIS, n (%)
Circumcised Uncircumcised All men Circumcised Uncircumcised All men
Age       
 15–24 492 (27.4) 1,318 (25.8) 1,809 (26.2) 610 (27.4) 1,331 (23.2) 1,941 (24.4)
 25–34 549 (30.6) 1,664 (32.6) 2,213 (32.1) 708 (31.8) 1,751 (30.5) 2,460 (30.9)
 35–44 434 (24.2) 1,162 (22.7) 1,596 (23.1) 508 (22.8) 1,492 (26.0) 2,000 (25.1)
 45–59 317 (17.7) 970 (19.0) 1,288 (18.6) 402 (18.0) 1,166 (20.3) 1,568 (19.7)
Marital status       
 Never married 418 (23.3) 1,170 (22.9) 1,589 (23.0) 523 (23.5) 1,127 (19.6) 1,649 (20.7)
 Married 1,183 (66.0) 3,438 (67.2) 4,621 (66.9) 1,534 (68.9) 4,176 (72.7) 5,710 (71.7)
 Divorced/Widowed 191 (10.6) 506 (9.9) 696 (10.1) 171 (7.7) 438 (7.6) 609 (7.7)
Residence       
 Urban 352 (19.6) 605 (11.8) 957 (13.9) 604 (27.1) 916 (16.0) 1,520 (19.1)
 Rural 1,440 (80.4) 4,509 (88.2) 5,949 (86.2) 1,624 (72.9) 4,825 (84.1) 6,449 (80.9)
Region       
 Central 468 (26.1) 1,213 (23.7) 1,681 (24.4) 491 (22.0) 1,293 (22.5) 1,784 (22.4)
 Kampala 332 (18.6) 645 (12.6) 978 (14.2) 215 (9.7) 353 (6.2) 568 (7.1)
 Eastern 465 (25.9) 817 (16.0) 1,282 (18.6) 882 (39.6) 819 (14.3) 1,701 (21.4)
 Northern 458 (25.6) 1,712 (33.5) 2,171 (31.4) 201 (9.0) 1,798 (31.3) 1,999 (25.1)
 Western 69 (3.8) 725 (14.2) 794 (11.5) 439 (19.7) 1,477 (25.7) 1,916 (24.1)
Highest Education Level       
 No Education 164 (9.1) 529 (10.4) 693 (10.1) 143 (6.4) 427 (7.4) 570 (7.2)
 Primary 1,058 (59.1) 3,167 (62.0) 4,225 (61.3) 1,166 (52.3) 3,360 (58.5) 4,526 (56.8)
 Secondary 442 (24.7) 1,066 (20.9) 1,509 (21.9) 697 (31.3) 1,458 (25.4) 2,155 (27.0)
 Tertiary 125 (7.0) 342 (6.7) 468 (6.8) 222 (10.0) 496 (8.6) 718 (9.0)
Wealth level       
 Low 496 (27.7) 1,999 (39.1) 2,495 (36.1) 654 (29.4) 2,297 (40.0) 2,952 (37.0)
 Middle 347 (19.4) 1,012 (19.8) 1,359 (19.7) 428 (19.2) 1,103 (19.2) 1,531 (19.2)
 High 949 (52.9) 2,103 (41.1) 3,052 (44.2) 1,146 (51.4) 2,341 (40.8) 3,486 (43.8)
Ethnicity       
 Baganda 357 (19.9) 785 (15.4) 1,142 (16.6) 400 (18.0) 921 (16.1) 1,321 (16.6)
 Banyakore 68 (3.8) 606 (11.9) 674 (9.8) 109 (4.9) 685 (11.9) 793 (10.0)
 Iteso/Karimojong 47 (2.6) 621 (12.2) 668 (9.7) 64 (2.9) 667 (11.6) 730 (9.2)
 Lugbara/Madi 184 (10.3) 292 (5.7) 477 (6.9) 113 (5.1) 282 (4.9) 396 (5.0)
 Basoga 217 (12.1) 416 (8.1) 632 (9.2) 314 (14.1) 401 (7.0) 716 (9.0)
 Langi/Acholi 21 (1.2) 765 (15.0) 786 (11.4) 19 (0.9) 877 (15.3) 896 (11.2)
 Bakiga/Bafumbira 45 (2.5) 434 (8.5) 479 (7.0) 66 (2.9) 526 (9.2) 592 (7.4)
 Bagisu/Sabiny/Bakonzo 395 (22.0) 54 (1.1) 449 (6.5) 646 (29.0) 34 (0.6) 680 (8.5)
 Alur/Japadhola 76 (4.2) 321 (6.3) 397 (5.8) 73 (3.3) 315 (5.5) 387 (4.9)
 Banyoro/Batooro 81 (4.5) 323 (6.3) 404 (5.9) 164 (7.4) 516 (9.0) 680 (8.5)
 Others 300 (16.8) 488 (9.6) 788 (11.4) 261 (11.7) 516 (9.0) 777 (9.8)
Religion       
 Non Moslem 931 (52.0) 5,085 (99.8) 6,016 (87.4) 1,202 (54.0) 5,729 (99.8) 6,931 (87.0)
 Moslem 858 (48.0) 12 (0.2) 870 (12.6) 1,026 (46.1) 12 (0.2) 1,038 (13.0)
Perceived HIV risk       
 Low risk     743 (33.4) 1,721 (30.0) 2465 (30.9)
 High risk/not sure     1,431 (64.2) 3,772 (65.7) 5202 (65.3)
 Missing     54 (2.4) 248 (4.3) 302 (3.8)
Knows circumcision Reduces HIV risk       
 No     826 (37.1) 3,029 (52.8) 3855 (48.4)
 Yes     1,389 (62.4) 2,634 (45.9) 4023 (50.5)
 Missing     13 (0.6) 78 (1.4) 91 (1.1)
HIV sero-status       
 Negative 1,716 (95.7) 4,767 (93.2) 6,482 (93.9) 2,120 (95.2) 5,296 (92.3) 7,416 (93.1)
 Positive 76 (4.3) 347 (6.8) 424 (6.1) 108 (4.8) 445 (7.8) 553 (6.9)
Total 1,792 (100) 5,114 (100) 6,906 (100) 2,228 (100) 5,741 (100) 7,969 (100)