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Table 1 Showing the socio-demographic factors of study participants (n = 382)

From: Laboratory assessment of SD Bioline HIV/Syphilis Duo Kit among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic Mayuge Health Center III, East central Uganda

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age category (years)
 ≤ 19 57 14.9
 20–24 125 32.7
 25–29 96 25.1
 ≥ 30 104 27.2
Religion
 Catholic 113 29.6
 Protestant 107 28.0
 Muslim 23 6.0
 Pentecostal 123 32.2
 Others 16 4.2
Education level
 None 61 16.0
 Primary 199 52.1
 Secondary 88 23.0
 Tertiary 16 4.2
 University 18 4.7
 Self employed 241 63.1
Occupation
 Employed 49 12.8
 Unemployed 92 24.1
Marital status
 Married 279 73.0
 Divorced 26 6.8
 Widowed 06 1.6
 Others 71 18.6
Type of marriage
 Monogamous 251 65.7
 Polygamous 69 18.1
 Others 62 16.2
Exposure risk to HIV
 Yes 79 20.7
 No 303 79.3
Exposure risk to syphilis
 Yes 143 37.4
 No 239 62.6
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