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Table 1 Consent to HIV testing by age, sex, setting and wealth quintile

From: The prevalence and socio-economic determinants of HIV among teenagers aged 15–18 years who were participating in a mobile testing population based survey in 2013–2014 in Zambia

Variable Total Agreed to HIV test
(N =3863) (%)
Declined HIV test
(N = 2532) (%)
Age (N = 6395)
 15 1657 867 (24.4) 790 (31.2)
 16 1615 938 (24.3) 677 (26.7)
 17 1564 938 (24.3) 626 (24.7)
 18 1559 1120 (29.0) 439 (17.3)
Sex (N = 6395)
 Male 3067 1736 (44.9) 1321 (52.2)
 Female 3338 2127 (55.1) 1211 (47.8)
Setting (N = 6395)
 Rural 4220 2935 (76.0) 1285 (50.8)
 Urban 2175 928 (24.0) 1247 (49.2)
Wealth quintile (N = 5456)
 Lowest 771 550 (16.9) 221 (10.1)
 Second lowest 946 650 (20.0) 296 (13.5)
 Middle 1077 711 (21.8) 366 (16.7)
 Fourth 1095 616 (18.9) 479 (21.8)
 Highest 1567 736 (22.6) 831 (37.9)