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Table 2 Acceptability of child circumcision among respondents by sample characteristics

From: Factors associated with acceptability of child circumcision in Botswana -- a cross sectional survey

Variable Accept child to be circumcised
Yes No n
Sex
 Male 83.5 16.5 3744
 Female 88.1 13.9 4240
  Chi-square = 8.918 P = 0.003  
Age
 15–24 85.7 14.3 2379
 25–34 83.7 16.3 2371
 35–44 88.2 11.8 1620
 45–54 88.1 11.9 1013
 55–64 85.9 14.1 601
  Chi-square = 17.353 P = 0.002  
Education
 Primary/less 92.1 8.9 1684
 Secondary 88.2 11.8 4542
 Tertiary/higher 83.1 16.9 1758
  Chi-square = 24.426 P = 0.000  
Place of residence
 Urban 88.1 10.9 2858
 Rural 84.6 15.4 5126
  Chi-square = 15.205 P = 0.000  
Religion
 Christianity 86.4 13.6 6890
 Other non-Christian 85.5 14.5 343
 No religion 78.2 21.8 751
  Chi-square = 34.716 P = 0.000  
HIV status of respondent?
 Positive 90.1 9.9 1066
 Negative 86.1 13.9 4547
  Chi-square = 12.092 P = 0.001  
Men’s circumcision Status?
 Circumcised 94.4 5.6 950
 Uncircumcised 80.9 19.1 2794
  Chi-square = 85.810 P = 0.000  
Men’s intention to circumcise?
 Yes 92.2 8.8 1536
 No 63.6 36.4 1258
  Chi-square = 293.010 P = 0.000  
Knowledge about safe male circumcision program
 Yes 87.6 12.4 7433
 No 58.6 41.4 551
  Chi-square = 294.201 P = 0.000  
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