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Table 2 Correlation between different variables and level of awareness about sexually transmitted infections

From: Sexual behavior and knowledge of human immunodeficiency virus/aids and sexually transmitted infections among women inmates of Briman Prison, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Variables Knowledge group Total X 2 P-value
<50% ≥50%
Correct Correct
Age ≤30 Count 91 7 98 1.510  0.219
% 92.9% 7.1% 100.0%
>30 Count 93 13 106
% 87.7% 12.3% 100.0%
Total Count 184 20 204
% 90.2% 9.8% 100.0%
Nationality Saudi Count 12 4 16 4.534  0.033*
% 75.0% 25.0% 100.0%
Non-Saudi Count 172 16 188
% 91.5% 8.5% 100.0%
Total Count 184 20 204
% 90.2% 9.8% 100.0%
Religion Islam Count 174 18 192 1.584  0.208
% 90.6% 9.4% 100.0%
Christian Count 7 2 9
% 77.8% 22.2% 100.0%
Total Count 181 20 201
% 90.0% 10.0% 100.0%
Marital status Single Count 54 8 62 7.199  0.066
% 87.1% 12.9% 100.0%
Married Count 69 11 80
% 86.3% 13.8% 100.0%
Divorced Count 43 0 43
% 100.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Widowed Count 18 1 19
% 94.7% 5.3% 100.0%
Total Count 184 20 204
% 90.2% 9.8% 100.0%
Housing Rental Count 162 16 178 1.398  0.237
% 91.0% 9.0% 100.0%
Owned Count 20 4 24
% 83.3% 16.7% 100.0%
Total Count 182 20 202
% 90.1% 9.9% 100.0%
Educational attainment Primary or below Count 122 4 126 36.582  <0.001*
% 96.8% 3.2% 100.0%
Secondary Count 57 10 67
% 85.1% 14.9% 100.0%
University Count 4 6 10
% 40.0% 60.0% 100.0%
Total Count 183 20 203
% 90.1% 9.9% 100.0%
Employment status Yes Count 132 14 146 0.027  0.870
% 90.4% 9.6% 100.0%
No Count 52 6 58
% 89.7% 10.3% 100.0%
Total Count 184 20 204
% 90.2% 9.8% 100.0%
  1. *Significant using chi-square test > 0.05 level.
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