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Table 3 Estimation of HIV Prevalence among 15–18 year old by background characteristics

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 Prevalence
N (%)
95 % Binomial Confidence interval
Individual level model 44 (1.1) 0.7-1.6
Age
 15 8 (0.9) 0.4-1.8
 16 7 (0.8) 0.3-1.5
 17 12 (1.3) 0.7-2.2
 18 17 (1.5) 0.9-2.4
Sex
 Male 10 (0.6) 0.1-1.1
 Female 34 (1.6) 1.1-2.2
Setting
 Rural 26 (0.9) 0.5-1.3
 Urban 18 (1.9) 1.0-2.9
Education Level (N = 6,395)
 No schooling 2 (3.6) 0.0-10.6
 Primary 15 (1.0) 0.46-1.6
 Secondary 26 (1.1) 0.62-1.6
 Tertiary 1 (6.7) 0.0-19.5
Wealth Quintile
 Lowest 1 (0.2) 0.0-1.0
 Second lowest 7 (1.1) 0.4-2.2
 Middle 13 (1.8) 1.0-3.1
 Fourth 7 (1.1) 0.5-2.3
 Highest 10 (1.4) 0.7-2.5
Marital status
 Never married 36 (1.0) 0.7-1.4
 Currently married 7 (2.0) 0.8-4.0
 Divorced 1 (5.9) 0.1-28.7
 Widowed 0 (0.0) -
Occupation
 Unemployed (1277) 24 (1.9) 1.2-2.8
 Employed (117) 2 (1.7) 0.2-6.0
 Pupil/student (2469) 18 (0.7) 0.4-1.1