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Table 2 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of young Ethiopians, EDHS 2016

From: HIV knowledge and associated factors among young Ethiopians: application of multilevel order logistic regression using the 2016 EDHS

Items Category   Level of knowledge of HIV
Total Low Moderate Comprehensive
N % N % N % N %
Education No education 1773 16.7 632 44.3 582 40.7 214 15.0
Primary 6076 57.3 1307 22.5 2893 49.8 1607 27.7
Secondary 2095 19.8 135 6.5 1083 52.0 866 41.5
Higher 654 6.2 12 1.8 305 46.7 336 51.5
Residence Urban 2335 22.0 200 8.7 1123 48.7 984 42.7
Rural 8263 78.0 1887 24.6 3740 48.8 2039 26.6
Sex of HH head Male 8104 76.5 1633 21.5 3735 49.1 2237 29.4
Female 2494 23.5 454 19.2 1128 47.7 786 33.2
Occupation Not working 4262 40.2 1052 26.8 1912 48.7 961 24.5
Agricultural 3572 33.7 672 19.8 1595 47.0 1128 33.2
Professional 253 2.4 12 4.9 128 50.9 111 44.3
Trade/Sales 1014 9.6 151 15.3 517 52.1 322 32.6
Elementary 968 9.1 135 14.7 470 51.2 313 34.1
Others 528 5.0 62 12.7 242 49.2 187 38.1
Wealth Status Poor 3450 32.6 943 30.6 1443 46.8 697 22.6
Middle 1960 18.5 439 24.0 911 49.8 478 26.2
Rich 5187 49.0 705 13.9 2509 49.6 1848 36.5
Religion Orthodox 4647 43.9 656 14.6 2210 49.0 1643 36.4
Protestant 2500 23.6 494 20.7 1247 52.2 647 27.1
Muslim 3222 30.4 863 30.1 1315 45.9 689 24.0
Other 229 2.2 74 35.2 91 43.6 44 21.3
Marital Status Never in union 7388 69.7 1194 17.1 3425 49.0 2375 34.0
Married 2684 25.3 779 31.3 1207 48.3 505 20.3
Other 525 5.0 114 23.3 230 47.3 143 29.4
Own’s Mobile No 6264 59.1 1632 28.5 2699 47.2 1393 24.3
Yes 4334 40.9 455 10.7 2164 50.9 1630 38.4
Respondent’s sex Female 6143 58.0 1526 26.7 2820 49.3 1375 24.0
Male 4455 42.0 560 13.2 2043 48.1 1648 38.8