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Table 1 Respondents’ characteristics and HIV status

From: Differences in risky sexual behaviors and HIV prevalence of circumcised and uncircumcised men in Uganda: evidence from a 2011 cross-sectional national survey

  All men Circumcised Uncircumcised p - value
  n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Overall 7969 (100) 2228 (100) 5741 (100)  
Characteristics     
Age group     
15-24 1941 (24.3) 610 (27.4) 1331 (23.2) 0.046
25-34 2460 (30.9) 708 (31.8) 1751(30.5) 0.527
35-44 2000 (25.1) 508 (22.8) 1492 (26.0) 0.151
45-59 1568 (19.7) 402 (18.0) 1166 (20.3) 0.317
Residence     
Urban 1520(19.1) 604 (27.1) 916 (16.0) <0.001
Rural 6449 (80.9) 1624 (72.9) 4825 (84.0) <0.001
Survey region     
Central 1784 (22.4) 491 (22.0) 1293 (22.5) 0.821
Kampala 568 (7.1) 215 (9.6) 353 (6.2) 0.135
Eastern 1701 (21.3) 882 (39.6) 819 (14.3) <0.001
Northern 1999 (25.1) 201 (9.0) 1798 (31.3) <0.001
Western 1916 (24.0) 439 (19.7) 1477 (25.7) 0.010
Highest education level     
No education 570 (7.2) 143 (6.4) 427 (7.4) 0.688
Primary 4526 (56.8) 1166 (52.3) 3360 (58.5) <0.001
Secondary 2155 (27.0) 697 (31.3) 1458 (25.4) 0.004
Post secondary 718 (9.0) 222 (10.0) 496 (8.6) 0.545
Marital status     
Never married 1649 (20.7) 523 (23.5) 1127 (19.6) 0.070
Currently married 5710 (71.7) 1534 (68.9) 4176 (72.7) 0.005
Divorced/seperated 609 (7.6) 171 (7.7) 438 (7.6) 0.967
Ethnicity     
Baganda 1321 (16.6) 400 (18.0) 921 (16.1) 0.395
Banyakore 794 (10.0) 109 (4.9) 685 (11.9) 0.030
Iteso/Karimojong 730 (9.2) 64 (2.9) 667 (11.6) 0.032
Lugbara/Madi/Alur/Japadhola 783 (9.8) 186 (8.4) 597 (10.4) 0.426
Basoga 716 (9.0) 314 (14.1) 401 (7.0) 0.002
Langi/Acholi 896 (11.2) 19 (0.9) 877 (15.3) 0.082
Bakiga 427 (5.4) 42 (1.9) 385 (6.7) 0.222
Bagisu/Sabiny/ 510 (6.4) 480 (21.6) 30 (0.5) 0.005
Bakonjo 170 (6.2) 165 (7.4) 5 (0.1) 0.533
Banyoro/Batoro 680 (8.5) 164 (7.4) 516 (9.0) 0.525
Bafumbira 165 (2.1) 24 (1.1) 141 (2.5) 0.672
Bagwere/Samia 280 (3.5) 99 (4.4) 181 (3.2) 0.607
Others 497 (6.2) 163 (7.3) 335 (5.8) 0.518
Religion     
Moslem 1038 (13.0) 1026 (46.1) 12 (0.2) <0.001
Non Moslem 6931 (87.0) 1202 (53.9) 5729 (99.8) <0.001
HIV Status     
Negative 7416 (93.1) 2120 (95.2) 5296 (92.3) <0.001
Positive 553 (6.9) 108 (4.8) 445 (7.8) 0.280
Circumcision status     
Yes 2228 (27.9)    
No 5741 (72.0)