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Table 1 Respondents’ background characteristics

From: Health service barriers to HIV testing and counseling among pregnant women attending Antenatal Clinic; a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Age (n = 300)   
− < 25 82 27.3
− 25 – 34 178 59.3
− 35 – 44 38 12.7
− > 45 2 0.7
Marital status (n = 299)   
− Married 239 79.7
− Single 60 20.3
Religion (n = 299)   
− Christian 251 83.9
− Moslem 48 16.1
Education (n = 299)   
− No formal 34 11.4
− Primary 20 6.7
− JSS/middle 176 58.8
− Sen. Sec/Tech 61 20.4
− Tertiary 8 2.7
Employment status (n = 300)   
− Employed 193 64.3
− Not employed 107 35.7
Family size (n = 300)   
− <3 104 34.7
− 3 – 5 176 58.7
− > 5 20 6.6