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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Client-provider interactions in provider-initiated and voluntary HIV counseling and testing services in Uganda

Respondent characteristics Total N = 627 VCT N (%) N = 326 PITC N (%) N = 301
Age    
Mean (SD) 31.26 (10.72) 30.2 (8.85) 32.5 (12.36)
Median (IQR) 29 (24, 37) 28 (24, 35) 29 (24,38)
Age-group    
18-20 76 (12.2) 40 (12.3) 36 (12.0)
21-30 302 (48.3) 162 (49.7) 140 (46.8)
31-40 151 (24.2) 81 (24.9) 70 (23.4)
41-50 58 (9.3) 33 (10.1) 25 (8.4)
50+ 38 (6.1) 10 (3.1) 28 (9.4)
Sex    
Female 361 (57.6) 174 (53.4) 187 (62.1)
Male 266 (42.4) 152 (46.6) 114 (37.9)
Education    
No formal education 39 (6.3) 21 (6.5) 18 (6.0)
Primary 226 (36.2) 79 (24.3) 147 (49.2)
Secondary/vocational 282 (45.2) 166 (51.1) 116 (38.8)
Post-secondary 71 (11.3) 56 (17.2) 15 (5.0)
Other 6 (1.0) 3 (1.0) 3 (1.0)
Marital status    
Never married 200 (32.1) 145 (44.8) 55 (18.4)
Married or cohabiting 327 (52.5) 129 (39.8) 198 (66.2)
Divorced/separated 55 (8.8) 27 (8.3) 28 (9.4)
Widowed 41 (6.6) 23 (7.1) 18 (6.0)
Religion    
Catholic 205 (32.7) 89 (27.3) 116 (38.5)
Protestant 222 (35.4) 127 (39.0) 95 (31.6)
Moslem 102 (18.3) 62 (19.0) 40 (13.3)
Pentecostal 84 (13.4) 41 (12.6) 43 (14.3)
SDA 14 (2.2) 7 (2.2) 7 (2.3)
Previous HIV testing    
Once 269 (44.9) 157 (50.3) 112 (39.0)
Twice 137 (22.9) 57 (18.3) 80 (27.9)
Thrice 193 (32.2) 98 (31.4) 95 (33.1)