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Table 1 Baseline frequencies for participant characteristics using ZDHS 2015–16 data

From: Understanding HIV and associated risk factors among religious groups in Zimbabwe

Variable Female Frequency n (%) Male frequency n (%)
Age group in years
 15–19 2156 (22) 2065 (25)
 20–24 1782 (17) 1376 (16)
 25–29 1656 (17) 1166 (14)
 30–34 1591 (16) 1104 (13)
 35–39 1209 (12) 932 (11)
 40–44 966 (10) 797 (9)
 45–49 595 (6) 578 (7)
 50–54 (Men only)   378 (5)
Type of residence
 Urban 4521 (38) 3456 (41)
 Rural 5434 (62) 4940 (59)
Highest education level
 None 106 (1) 57 (1)
 Primary 2385 (26) 1855 (22)
 Secondary 6637 (66) 5524 (66)
 Higher 827 (7) 960 (11)
Marital status
 Never in union 2666 (25) 3619 (43)
 Married 5700 (59) 4267 (51)
 Living with partner 315 (3) 70 (1)
 Widowed 430 (4) 66 (1)
 Divorced 488 (5) 163 (2)
 Separated 356 (4) 211 (3)
Religion
 Traditional 60 (1) 220 (3)
 Roman catholic 670 (7) 698 (8)
 Protestant 1618 (16) 1272 (15)
 Pentecostal 2679 (25) 1551 (18)
 Apostolic sect 3829 (42) 2507 (30)
 Other Christian 589 (5) 606 (7)
 Muslim 30 (0) 53 (1)
 None 471 (5) 1479 (18)
 Other 9 (0) 10 (0)