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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Population level usage of health services, and HIV testing and care, prior to decentralization of antiretroviral therapy in Agago District in rural Northern Uganda

Characteristic Men Women Total
n = 755 n = 1369 n = 2124
Age
  ≤ 19 208 (27.6) 298 (21.8) 506 (23.9)
 20–29 195 (25.9) 416 (30.4) 611 (28.8)
 30–39 194 (25.8) 384 (28.1) 578 (27.3)
 40–49 108 (14.3) 169 (12.4) 277 (13.0)
 50+ 48 (6.4) 100 (7.3) 148 (7.0)
Highest level of Education
 None 44 (5.8) 520 (38.2) 564 (26.6)
 Pre-primary/Some primary 387 (51.3) 670 (49.2) 1057 (49.9)
 Completed primary 104 (13.8) 93 (6.8) 197 (9.3)
 Some secondary 142 (18.8) 63 (4.6) 205 (9.7)
 Completed secondary 25 (3.3) 10 (0.7) 35 (1.7)
 Higher Education/Vocational 53 (7.0) 7 (0.5) 60 (2.8)
Source of Livelihood1
 Subsistence crop grower 710 (94.0) 1336 (97.6) 2046 (96.3)
 Cash crop grower 322 (42.6) 573 (41.2) 895 (42.1)
 Livestock farmer 309 (40.9) 476 (34.8) 785 (37.0)
 Brick Maker 97 (12.8) 4 (0.3) 101 (4.8)
 Alcohol brewing 0 (0.0) 724 (52.9) 724 (34.1)
 Petty/retail business 68 (9.0) 192 (14.0) 260 (12.2)
 Others 191 (25.3) 127 (9.3) 310 (14.6)
Current Partnership
 Married 493 (65.3) 1000 (73.0) 1493 (70.3)
 Living with partner as if married 10 (1.3) 18 (1.3) 28 (1.3)
 Never married 232 (30.7) 179 (13.1) 411 (19.4)
 Widow/widower 6 (0.8) 109 (8.0) 115 (5.4)
 Separated/Divorced 14 (1.9) 63 (4.6) 77 (3.6)
  1. Data are n (%). Where numbers do not sum to total this is due to missing data. Percentages are of non-missing data
  2. 1Individuals were able to report >1 source of livelihood