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Table 3 Characteristics of social network participation and communication about SASA!

From: Examining diffusion to understand the how of SASA!, a violence against women and HIV prevention intervention in Uganda

  Male Female
  n/N (%) n/N (%)
Social Network Members Attending SASA! (as reported by participants)
 Partner 280/520 (54%) 50/348 (14%)
 Friend 463/542 (85%) 248/342 (73%)
 Neighbour 444/534 (83%) 282/334 (84%)
 Parent 66/552 (12%) 31/342 (9%)
 Elder 384/559 (69%) 245/332 (74%)
 In-law 65/543 (12%) 30/335 (9%)
 Children 171/550 (31%) 188/349 (54%)
Characteristics of communication with different social network members:
Respondent talked to: (N = 512) (N = 289)
 Both sexes 382 (75%) 142 (49%)
 Same sex only 122 (24%) 140 (48%)
 Opposite sex only 8 (2%) 7 (2%)
Who initiated talks about SASA!:
 Network member initiated all talks 117/571 (21%) 96/358 (27%)
 Partner initiated 96/376 (26%) 15/204 (7%)
 Friend initiated 175/470 (37%) 82/246 (33%)
 Neighbour initiated 187/389 (48%) 122/257 (48%)
 Parent initiated 30/61 (49%) 14/32 (44%)
 Elder initiated 180/249 (72%) 108/158 (68%)
 In-law initiated 15/54 (28%) 11/37 (30%)
 Children initiated 4/54 (7%) 38/89 (43%)