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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of married or cohabiting individuals with no prior couples’ HCT experience, stratified by the exposure of interest

From: Evaluation of a demand-creation intervention for couples’ HIV testing services among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, Uganda: a cluster-randomized intervention trial

Characteristic Comparison (n = 477) Intervention (n = 697) Total (n = 1174) P-value
Study region     <0.0001
 Buyamba 129 (48.9) 266 (38.2) 395 (33.6)  
 Katana 233 (27.0) 179 (25.7) 412 (35.1)
 Kasensero 115 (24.1) 252 (36.1) 367 (31.3)
Sex     0.59
 Female 249 (52.2) 375 (53.8) 624 (53.1)  
 Male 228 (47.8) 322 (46.2) 550 (46.9)
Age-group     0.22
 15–24 64 (13.4) 118 (16.9) 182 (15.5)  
 25–34 220 (46.1) 319 (45.8) 539 (45.9)
 35+ 193 (40.5) 260 (37.3) 453 (38.6)
Marital duration     <0.0001
 1–2 years 22 (4.6) 56 (8.0) 78 (6.6)  
 3–4 years 35 (7.3) 89 (12.8) 124 (10.6)
 5+ years 420 (88.1) 552 (79.2) 972 (82.8)
Marital order     0.01
 1st 343 (71.9) 442 (63.4) 785 (66.9)  
 2nd 105 (22.0) 200 (28.7) 305 (26.0)
 3rd or higher 29 (6.1) 55 (7.9) 84 (7.1)
Education     0.02
 None 26 (5.4) 41 (5.9) 67 (5.7)  
 Primary 348 (73.0) 456 (65.4) 804 (68.5)
 Post-primary 103 (21.6) 200 (28.7) 303 (25.8)
Number of sex partners (past 12 months)     0.25
 1 382 (80.1) 533 (76.5) 915 (77.9)  
 2+ 95 (19.9) 164 (23.5) 259 (22.1)
Condom use (ever)     0.07
 No 195 (40.9) 249 (35.7) 444 (37.8)  
 Yes 282 (59.1) 448 (64.3) 730 (62.2)
Current non-marital sex     0.02
 No 426 (89.3) 589 (84.5) 1015 (86.5)  
 Yes 51 (10.7) 108 (15.5) 159 (13.5)
HIV status at baseline     <0.0001
 HIV negative 405 (84.9) 527 (75.6) 932 (79.4)  
 HIV positive 10 (2.1) 86 (12.3) 96 (8.2)
 HIV results not available 62 (13.0) 84 (12.1) 146 (12.4)
HIV status disclosure (ever)     0.65
 Neither disclosed 227 (47.6) 336 (48.2) 563 (48.0)  
 Only one disclosed 197 (41.3) 295 (42.3) 492 (41.9)
 Both ever disclosed to each other 53 (11.1) 66 (9.5) 119 (10.1)
Time since last tested for HIV     0.02
 Less than 1 year 276 (57.9) 455 (65.3) 731 (62.3)  
 1 year 60 (12.6) 82 (11.7) 142 (12.1)
 2+ years 141 (29.5) 160 (23.0) 301 (25.6)