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Table 4 Attitudes toward gender inequitable norms related to reproductive health stratified by sex and age

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

Survey question   Male Female P Age ≤ 35 yrs Age > 35 yrs P
   n = 356 n = 352   n = 367 n = 313  
It is a woman’s responsibility to avoid getting pregnant Agree 239 (73.3) 261 (74.1) 0.53 263 (71.7) 239 (76.4) 0.12
Disagree 27 (26.7) 85 (24.1)   102 (27.8) 70 (22.4)
Missing 0 (0.0) 6 (1.7)   2 (0.5) 4 (1.3)
It would be outrageous for a wife to ask her husband to use a condom Agree 185 (56.7) 219 (62.2) 0.10 222 (60.5) 184 (58.8) 0.99
Disagree 136 (41.7) 124 (35.2)   142 (38.7) 118 (37.7)
Missing 5 (1.5) 9 (2.6)   3 (0.8) 11 (3.5)
Women who carry condoms on them are ‘easy’ Agree 218 (66.9) 231 (65.6) 0.73 250 (68.1) 200 (63.9) 0.56
Disagree 97 (29.8) 109 (31.0)   110 (30.0) 97 (31.0)
  Missing 11 (3.4) 12 (3.4)   7 (1.9) 16 (5.1)  
  1. Data are presented as n (%).
  2. *P-values do not include missing category.