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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of HIV-positive and HIV-negative individuals at Hawassa HIV testing centers, 2008

From: Prevalence and risk factors of Hepatitis C among individuals presenting to HIV testing centers, Hawassa city, Southern Ethiopia

Characteristics HIV positive (%) HIV negative (%) Total (%)
Residence    
   Rural 21 (5.3) 17 (4.2) 38(4.8)
   Urban 379 (94.7) 383(95.8) 762(95.2)
Sex    
   Male 151(37.8) 191(47.8) 342 (42.8)
   Female 249 (62.2) 209(52.2) 458 (57.2)
Age (years)    
   <20 6(12.5) 42(87.5) 48 (6)
   20-29 164(40.5) 241(59.5) 405 (50.6)
   30-39 161(63.6) 92(36.4) 253 (31.6)
   40-49 55(75.3) 18(24.7) 73 (9.1)
   ≥50 14(66.7) 7(33.3) 21 (2.6)
Marital status    
   Married 192(48) 97(24.2) 289 (36.1)
   Single 60(15) 274(68.5) 334 (41.8)
   Divorced 60(15) 20(5.0) 80 (10 )
   Widowed 88(22) 9(2.2) 97 (12.1)
Religion    
   Orthodox 250(62.5) 163(40.8) 413 (51.6)
   Protestant 112(28.0) 199(49.8) 311 (38.9)
   Muslim 31(7.8) 37(9.2) 68 (8.5)
   Other 7(1.8) 1(0.2) 8(1.0)
Educational status Educational stat    
   Illiterate 57(14.2) 19(4.8) 76 (9.5)
   Primary school 169(42.2) 72(18.0) 241 (30.1)
   Secondary school 150(37.5) 139(34.8) 289 (36.1)
   Diploma 16(4.0) 119(29.8) 135 (16.9)
   Degree 8(2) 51(12.8) 59 (7.4)