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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of Ethiopian youths, EDHS 2016

From: HIV voluntary counseling and testing uptake and associated factors among Ethiopian youths: evidence from the 2016 EDHS using multilevel modeling

Variables Categories Total (%) Ever been tested for HIV
Yes No
N % N %
Religion Orthodox 4647 (43.9) 1980 42.6 2667 57.4
Protestant 2500 (23.6) 810 32.4 1690 67.6
Muslim 3222 (30.4) 846 26.3 2376 73.8
Other 299 (2.2) 57 24.9 172 75.2
Wealth Status Poor 3450 (32.6) 835 24.2 2615 75.8
Middle 1960 (18.5) 598 30.5 1362 69.5
Rich 5187 (49.0) 2260 43.6 2928 56.4
Marital Status Never in union 7388 (69.7) 2040 27.6 5349 72.4
Married 2684 (25.3) 1363 50.8 1322 49.2
Other 525 (5.0) 291 55.3 235 44.7
Sex of household head Male 8104 (76.5) 2756 34.0 5348 66.0
Female 2494 (23.5) 937 37.6 1557 62.4
Occupational Status Not working 4262 (40.2) 1358 31.9 2905 68.2
Agricultural Workers 3572 (33.7) 988 27.7 2584 72.3
Professionals 253 (2.4) 199 78.8 54 21.2
Trade/Sales 1014 (9.6) 529 52.2 485 47.9
Elementary work 968 (9.1) 334 34.5 634 65.5
Others 528 (5.0) 285 54.0 243 46.1
Residence Urban 2335 (22.0) 1200 51.4 1134 48.6
Rural 8263 (78.0) 2493 30.2 5770 69.8
Educational level No education 1773 (16.7) 411 23.2 1362 76.8
Primary 6076 (57.3) 1783 29.3 4294 70.7
Secondary 2095 (19.8) 1046 49.9 1048 50.1
Higher 654 (6.2) 453 69.3 200 30.7
Sex of the respondent Female 6143 (58.0) 2315 37.7 3828 62.3
Male 4455 (42.0) 1378 30.9 3077 69.1