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Table 1 Background characteristics of respondents

From: Differences in HIV-related behaviors at Lugufu refugee camp and surrounding host villages, Tanzania

Characteristic Refugee camp (n = 761) Surrounding host villages (n = 929)  
Male % Female % Total % Male % Female % Total % χ2 p- valuea
Age (years)
Total n = 352 n = 409 n = 761 n = 381 n = 548 n = 929 n = 1690
15–19 30 24 27 19 18 18  
20–24 18 18 18 11 25 19 16.87
25–49 52 58 55 70 57 62 p = .000
Marital status
Total n = 349 n = 407 n = 756 n = 377 n = 545 n = 922 n = 1678
Currently married 53 57 55 65 64 65  
Never married 45 23 33 30 23.5 26 23.74
Divorced 2 12 7 5 10 8 p = .000
Widow/widower .25 8 4 1 2 2  
Religion
Total n = 348 n = 404 n = 752 n = 381 n = 545 n = 926 n = 1679
Catholic 27 27 27 29 23 25  
Protestant 48 51 50 23 22 23 298.02
Muslim 13 10 11 45 51 48 p = .000
Other 12 11 11 3 5 4  
Education
Total n = 351 n = 408 n = 759 n = 381 n = 546 n = 927 n = 1685
Never attended school 3 25 15 9 19 15  
Did not complete full grade/level 2 6 4 7 11 10 442.79
Primary completed 14 42 29 73 64 68 p = .000
Secondary school and above 81 27 52 11 5 7  
Employment
Total n = 350 n = 408 n = 758 n = 378 n = 544 n = 922 n = 1680
Employeda 21 12.5 16 56 48 51 222.94
Unemployed 79 87.5 84 44 52 49 p = .000
  1. a Refers to categories of employment including agriculture, trade, pastoralism, transport, fishing, crafts, private services, public services, humanitarian and development, and other.
  2. b Reported χ2 and p-value for difference in total proportions refugees vs. nationals.