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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 1314 married or cohabiting individuals

From: Risk factors for HIV infection among married couples in Rakai, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsTotalPercentage
Age-group
 15–24 years22116.8
 25–29 years32524.7
 30–34 years28922.0
 35–39 years25819.6
 40+ years22116.8
Education level
 None765.8
 Lower primary (P1-P4)26620.2
 Upper primary (P5-P7)64148.8
 Secondary & above33125.2
Religion
 Catholic78259.5
 Protestant17813.5
 Saved/Pentecostal816.2
 Muslim24218.4
 Other312.4
Marital order
 First86265.6
 Second32124.4
 Third or higher13110.0
Marital duration
 1–3 years15711.9
 4–5 years16712.7
 6+ years99075.3
Age at first marriage
 11–17 years32324.6
 18–20 years50038.1
 21–24 years25519.4
 25–29 years18814.3
 30+ years483.7
Ever use of condoms
 Yes84264.1
 No47235.9
In polygamy
 No106481.0
 Yes24218.4
 Don’t know80.6
Age difference of the couplea
 Same age18614.7
 Woman older876.9
 Man 2–5 years41432.7
 Man 6–10 years39030.8
 Man 11+ years18814.9
More than one sexual partner
 No110283.9
 Yes21216.1
  1. aExpressed out of 1265 individuals for whom complete data on age difference was available