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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of cases and controls, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, 2015

From: Factors associated with male involvement in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, 2015 - a case control study

Variable Category Cases Controls p value
n = 112 (%) n = 112 (%)
Age 21-30
31–40
41–50
>50
47 (42.0)
53 (47.3)
11 (9.8)
1 (0.9)
48 (42.9)
49 (43.7)
14 (12.5)
1 (0.9)
0.54
Median age (years)   32
(Q1 = 27; Q3 = 36)
32
(Q1 = 27; Q3 = 37)
 
Partner’s Age <21
21–30
31–40
41-50
17 (15.2)
63 (56.2)
31 (27.7)
1 (0.9)
15 (13.4)
69 (61.6)
24 (21.4)
4 (3.6)
0.54
Partner’s median age (yrs)   25 (Q1 = 22;Q3 = 31) 25 (Q1 = 22;Q3 = 30)  
No. of children 0-1
2–3
>3
36 (32.1)
57 (50.9)
19 (17.0)
46 (41.1)
56 (50)
10 (8.9)
0.17
Place of residence Rural
Urban
23 (20.5)
89 (79.5)
22 (19.6)
90 (80.4)
0.87
Level of education Primary
Secondary
Tertiary
6 (5.3)
99 (88.4)
7 (6.3)
4 (3.6)
98 (87.5)
10 (8.9)
0.52
Partner’s level of education Primary
Secondary
Tertiary
10 (8.9)
97 (86.6)
5 (4.5)
8 (7.1)
96 (85.8)
8 (7.1)
0.62
Religion None
Traditional
Orthodox
Pentecostal
Islam
Apostolic
32 (28.6)
1 (0.9)
17 (15.1)
30 (26.8)
1 (0.9)
31(27.7)
21 (18.7)
1 (0.9)
29 (25.9)
34 (30.4)
1 (0.9)
26 (23.2)
0.09
Employment
Status
Formal
Informal
Unemployed
45 (40.2)
49 (43.8)
18 (16.0)
55 (49.1)
37 (33.0)
20 (17.9)
0.72