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Table 1 Respondent characteristics

From: An assessment of attitudes toward gender inequitable sexual and reproductive health norms in South Sudan: a community-based participatory research approach

Characteristic All respondents Male* Female* P** No education† Any education† P‡
n = 680 n = 326 n = 352   n = 159 n = 444
Age (years) 34.0 (25.0-45.0) 35.0 (25.0-45.0) 33.0 (25.0-44.5) 0.21 38.0 (29.0-52.0) 30.0 (23.0-42.0) <0.0001
Marital Status     <0.0001    <0.0001
Single 120 (17.7) 84 (25.8) 36 (10.2)   10 (6.3) 104 (23.4)  
Married 476 (70.0) 210 (64.4) 264 (75.0)   124 (78.0) 301 (67.8)  
Widowed or divorced 39 (5.7) 7 (2.2) 32 (9.1)   14 (8.8) 16 (3.6)  
Unknown 45 (6.6) 25 (7.7) 20 (5.7)   11 (6.9) 23 (5.2)  
Literacy     <0.0001    <0.0001
Reads easily 228 (33.5) 141 (43.2) 87 (24.7)   19 (11.9) 198 (44.6)  
Reads with difficulty 161 (23.7) 75 (23.0) 86 (24.3)   4 (2.5) 154 (34.7)  
Not at all 222 (32.6) 80 (24.5) 140 (39.8)   123 (77.4) 67 (15.1)  
Unknown 69 (10.1) 30 (9.2) 39 (11.1)   13 (8.2) 25 (5.6)  
Education (years) 5.0 (0.0-9.0) 7.0 (2.0-10.0) 4.0 (0.0-8.0) <0.0001 0.0 (0.0-0.0) 7.0 (4.0-10.0) <0.0001
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or median (interquartile range).
  2. *2 participants were missing sex data.
  3. **Comparison is between males and females.
  4. †77 people missing years of education.
  5. ‡Comparison is between no education and education.