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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants (n = 12512)

From: Trends and determinants of HIV/AIDS knowledge among women in Bangladesh

Variable Frequency Percent
Age
 15–19 1441 11.5 %
 20–24 2724 21.8 %
 25–29 2562 20.5 %
 30–34 1912 15.3 %
 35–39 1524 12.2 %
 40–44 1292 10.3 %
 45–49 1001 8.0 %
Residency
 Urban 5182 41.4 %
 Rural 7330 58.6 %
Educational attainment
 Nil 1880 15.0 %
 Primary 3418 27.3 %
 Secondary 5754 46.0 %
 Higher 1460 11.7 %
Region
 Barisal 1521 12.2 %
 Chittagong 2028 16.2 %
 Dhaka 2335 18.7 %
 Khulna 2157 17.2 %
 Rajshahi 1727 13.8 %
 Rangpur 1445 11.5 %
 Sylhet 1299 10.4 %