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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic, economic and behaviorial characteristics, knowledge about HIV and others STIs, media exposure and stigma among women aged 15–49 and men aged 15–59 (weighted) [Senegal DHS, 2017]

From: HIV screening in men and women in Senegal: coverage and associated factors; analysis of the 2017 demographic and health survey

VariablesWomenMen
Percent (%)95%CINumber (N)Percent (%)95%CINumber (N)
Socio-demographic and economic characteristics
 Age in 5-year groups
  15–197.97.2–8.69645.54.8–6.4244
  20–2416.215.4–17.0197410.19.1–11.1446
  25–2919.518.7–20.3237714.513.1–16.1642
  30–3419.718.9–20.6240716.415.1–17.8723
  35–3915.014.0–15.9182515.914.5–17.4703
  40–4412.712.0–13.5155511.210.2–12.4496
  45–499.08.4–9.7110310.89.7–12.0478
  50–54na na8.87.8–10.0389
  55–59na na6.65.7–7.7293
 Place of residence
  Urban44.642.6–46.5543753.150.6–55.62344
  Rural55.453.5–57.4676746.944.4–49.42071
 Zone
  West36.834.7–38.9449244.241.6–46.91952
  North16.815.6–18.1205515.013.3–16.9661
  Center27.926.5–29.43,4119.918.5–21.4879
  South-East18.417.3–19.6224820.919.3–22.5923
 Educational level
  No education57.355.4–59.1698941.738.9–44.51,84
  Primary23.321.9–24.7283925.123.0–27.31107
  Secondary16.315.2–17.4198324.422.4–26.51076
  Higher3.22.5–4.13938.87.0–11.2391
 Marital status
  Never in union4.94.2–5.659330.128.0–32.31328
  Married88.587.4–89.510,867.765.4–69.92,99
  Widowed1.21.0–1.51460.30.2–0.512
  Divorced5.54.9–6.16661.91.4–2.584
 Never married
  No95.194.4–95.811,61269.967.7–72.03086
  Yes4.94.2–5.659330.128.0–32.31328
 Wealth index
  Poorest19.517.5–21.8238618.115.9–20.5800
  Poorer19.617.9–21.5239717.115.4–19.0755
  Middle20.318.2–22.4247319.116.8–21.7844
  Richer19.717.7–21.9240722.119.4–25.1978
  Richest20.818.5–23.4254223.520.5–26.81038
Knowledge about HIV and STIs
 Ever heard of a sexually transmitted infection (STI)
  No3.43.0–4.04210.80.5–1.437
  Yes96.696.0–97.011,78499.298.6–99.54378
 Ever heard of AIDS
  No3.73.2–4.34571.00.6–1.543
  Yes96.395.7–96.811,74899.098.5–99.44371
 Knowledge about mother-to-child transmission
  No50.748.9–52.5618947.445.0–49.72091
  Yes49.347.5–51.1601652.650.3–55.02324
 Knowledge of a place to get HIV test
  No19.918.4–21.4242437.034.4–39.61632
  Yes80.178.6–81.6978163.060.4–65.62782
 Taking drugs to avoid HIV transmission to baby during pregnancy
  No52.150.0–54.2635445.743.2–48.22016
  Yes47.945.8–50.0585154.351.8–56.82399
Sexual behavior
 Had any STI in last 12 months
  No96.796.2–97.111,899.599.2–99.64392
  Yes3.32.9–3.84050.50.4–0.823
 Total lifetime number of sex partners
  180.879.7–81.8985929.527.5–31.61302
  2+19.218.1–20.2233968.566.3–70.53023
  Don’t know0.10.0–0.172.01.6–2.690
Fear of stigma
 People hesitate to take HIV test because of the reaction of other people if positive
  No22.220.7–23.8270822.520.7–24.3992
  Yes77.876.2–79.3949777.575.7–79.33423
Media exposure
 Owns a mobile telephone
  No29.327.6–31.035726.45.6–7.3282
  Yes70.769.0–72.4863393.692.7–94.44133
 Use of Internet
  No76.975.0–78.7938558.055.4–60.62561
  Yes23.121.3–25.0281942.039.4–44.61854
 Numbers of ANC visits
  None37.336.1–38.54556nanana
  12.52.2–2.9306nanana
  2–323.021.9–24.22812nanana
  4+37.135.9–38.44,53nanana
 Ever been tested for hiv
  No38.937.1–40.8474873.871.7–75.83,26
  Yes61.159.2–62.9745726.224.2–28.31155
 Received result from last hiv test
  No41.940.1–43.751165.84.5–7.467
  Yes58.156.3–59.9708994.292.6–95.51088
Total100.0 12205100.0 4415
  1. na Not applicable