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Table 1 Sample demographic characteristics and bivariate analysis of demographic factors

From: Correlates of HIV status awareness among older adults in Uganda: results from a nationally representative survey

Characteristic Total Tested in last 12 months
N (%) n (%) χ2 p-value
Sex    0.831 0.363
 Male 1446 (58.5) 325 (22.5)   
 Female 1026 (41.5) 246 (24.1)   
Age group    3.993 0.019
 45–49 1234 (49.9) 280 (22.8)   
 50–54 785 (31.8) 200 (26.0)   
 55–59 453 (18.3) 91 (19.2)   
Education level    7.332 < 0.001
 None 560 (22.7) 108 (18.6)   
 Primary 1436 (58.1) 316 (22.1)   
 Secondary 326 (13.2) 95 (29.5)   
 Higher 150 (6.1) 52 (35.4)   
Region    4.077 < 0.001
 Central 1 213 (8.6) 48 (22.2)   
 Central 2 239 (9.7) 67 (27.8)   
 Kampala 130 (5.3) 38 (25.6)   
 East Central 278 (11.2) 60 (22.5)   
 Mid-Eastern 332 (13.4) 71 (22.3)   
 North East 220 (8.9) 60 (28.0)   
 West Nile 278 (11.2) 50 (18.9)   
 Mid Northern 254 (10.3) 88 (36.4)   
 South Western 260 (10.5) 45 (17.1)   
 Mid-Western 268 (10.8) 44 (15.7)   
Residence    0.090 0.764
 Urban 293 (11.9) 73 (24.0)   
 Rural 2179 (88.1) 498 (23.0)   
Religion    0.774 0.523
 Catholic 1116 (45.1) 254 (22.9)   
 Protestant 843 (34.1) 182 (21.4)   
 Other Christian 211 (8.5) 58 (26.7)   
 Muslim 279 (11.3) 74 (26.7)   
 Other/none 23 (0.9) 3 (25.0)   
Marital status    1.052 0.350
 Married/living together 2237 (90.5) 517 (23.1)   
 Never married 23 (0.9) 3 (10.9)   
 Divorced/separated 212 (8.6) 51 (24.8)