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Table 2 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of sexually active men and women in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Levels of HIV/AIDS stigma and associated factors among sexually active Ethiopians: analysis of 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey Data

Items Category   Stigma Level
Total No Moderate High
N % N % N % N %
Educational level No education 11,338 40.0 329 3.2 4,963 48.0 5,048 48.8
Primary 1,392 40.2 594 5.4 6,487 58.7 3,968 35.9
Secondary 3,664 12.9 328 9.0 2,830 77.5 494 13.5
Higher 1,978 7.0 134 6.8 1,715 87.1 121 6.1
Residence Urban 5,977 21.1 472 8.0 4,664 79.0 768 13.0
Rural 2,394 78.9 912 4.3 11,331 53.7 8,862 42.0
Sex of household head Male 3,083 81.4 1,075 4.9 12,801 58.2 8,109 36.9
Female 5,288 18.6 309 6.2 3,195 63.6 1,521 30.3
Occupational Status Not working & didn't work in last 12 8,770 30.9 426 5.3 4,527 56.1 3,119 38.6
Agricultural Workers 1,681 41.2 490 4.3 6,200 55.0 4,580 40.6
Professional Workers 1,215 4.3 82 6.8 996 82.8 124 10.3
Trade/Sales 3,224 11.4 178 5.6 2,006 63.6 971 30.8
Elementary occupation 2,000 7.0 121 6.3 1,314 68.6 481 25.1
Others 1,482 5.2 88 6.3 954 68.3 355 25.4
Age Youth 15,531 54.7 856 5.8 9,151 62.1 4,736 32.1
Adult 9,793 34.5 400 4.3 5,195 55.6 3,749 40.1
Late Adult 3,047 10.7 129 4.4 1,650 56.4 1,145 39.2
Wealth Status Poor 9,769 34.4 283 3.2 4,397 49.2 4,262 47.7
Middle 5,421 19.1 237 4.6 2,721 52.9 2,184 42.5
Rich 13,181 46.5 864 6.7 8,878 68.7 3,184 24.6
Religion Orthodox 12,476 44.0 803 6.6 7,711 63.4 3,642 30.0
Protestant 6,422 22.6 203 3.3 3,254 52.6 2,724 44.1
Muslim 8,878 31.3 353 4.3 4,797 59.0 2,979 36.6
Other 595 2.10 26 4.7 234 42.9 286 52.4
Marital Status Never in union 8,931 31.5 624 7.3 5,771 67.8 2,121 24.9
Married 17,062 60.1 678 4.2 8,754 53.8 6,836 42.0
Other 2,378 8.4 83 3.7 1,471 66.0 673 30.2
Owning of Mobile No 17,280 61.0 612 3.8 8,120 50.5 7,342 45.7
Yes 11,091 39.0 773 7.1 7,875 72.0 2,289‬ 20.9