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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the 283 participants from a fisherfolk community in Kampala

From: Factors associated with willingness to use oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in a fisher-folk community in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda

Characteristic Frequency (n) Proportion (%)
Age
 18–39 (Young adult) 232 82.0
 40–62 (Middle aged) 51 18.0
Gender
 Male 229 80.9
 Female 54 18.1
Location
 Semi-urban 271 95.8
 Rural 12 4.2
Education
 None 39 13.8
 Primary 89 31.5
 Secondary 145 51.2
 Tertiary 10 3.5
Employment status
 Employed 234 82.7
Marital status
 Single 111 39.2
 Married 145 51.2
 Casual 1 0.4
 Divorced 21 7.4
 Widowed 5 1.8
HIV status awareness
 Yes 207 73.1
HIV test in the past 6 months
 Yes 102 36.0
Self-reported HIV status
 Negative 188 66.4
 Positive 18 6.4
 Not-aware 77 27.2
Condom use
 Always 50 17.7
 Sometimes 125 44.2
 Never 108 38.1
HIV risk perception
 No 36 12.7
 Yes 247 87.3
HIV infection concern
 Not really 36 12.7
 Yes 182 64.3
 Sometimes 65 23.0