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Table 1 Comparing background characteristics between facility and home based VCT respondents

From: Facility and home based HIV Counseling and Testing: a comparative analysis of uptake of services by rural communities in southwestern Uganda

Characteristic FB-VCT (N = 499) n (%) HB-VCT (N = 494) n (%) P value
Gender    
   Male 138 (28) 156 (33)  
   Female 351 (72) 326 (67) 0.133+
Age: Mean (SD) 31.8 (11.3) 32.7 (10.7) 0.158λ
Residence    
   Trading center 319 (67) 32 (7)  
   Rural 153 (33) 450 (93) <0.0001**
Ever attended school    
   Yes 385 (79) 374 (77)  
   No 100 (21) 112 (23) 0.351+
Years of education Mean (sd) 5.8 (4.3) 5.2 (4.0) 0.014λ*
Ever married    
   Yes 287 (62) 336 (75)  
   No 179 (38) 112 (25) <0.001+**
Monthly income median (mean) 30,000/= (52,100/=) 30,000/= (70,900) - (0.011)
Age at first sex: Mean (sd) 18.08 (3.3) 18.11 (3.4) 0.916λ
Had sex in past 12 months    
   Yes 355 (79) 353 (82)  
   No 93 (21) 79 (18) 0.461+
Had VCT in past 12 months    
   Yes 142 (29) 81 (17)  
   No 345 (71) 399 (83) <0.001+**
  1. λ t test
  2. + Chi Square test
  3. ** Significant at the 0.001 level
  4. sd = standard deviation
  5. * Significant at the 0.05 level