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Table 2 Behavioral and Individual Characteristics of Ethiopian Youths, 2016 EDHS

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 %
Risky Sexual Behavior No 9389 (88.6) 2935 31.3 6454 68.7
Yes 1209 (11.4) 758 62.7 451 37.3
Stigma Status No 635 (6.3) 280 44.2 355 55.8
Moderate 6347 (63.2) 2479 39.1 3868 61.0
High 3060 (30.5) 934 30.5 2127 69.5
Knowledge of HIV Low 2086 (20.9) 482 23.1 1605 76.9
Moderate 4863 (48.8) 1866 38.4 2997 61.6
Comprehensive 3023 (30.3) 1341 44.3 1683 55.7
Discussion about FP with HWs in a month No 1434 (69.6) 744 51.9 690 48.2
Yes 628 (30. 5) 417 66.4 211 33.6
Covered by health insurance No 10,028 (94.6) 3450 34.4 6578 65.6
Yes 569 (5.4) 243 42.6 327 57.4
A person who should have a greater say: respondent’s health care Respondent alone 308 (13.4) 186 60.2 123 39.8
Respondent and wife/partner 1531 (66.6) 816 53.3 715 46.7
Wife/partner alone 436 (19.0) 170 39.0 266 61.0
Someone else 16 (0.7) 6 37.3 10 62.7
Other 6 (0.3) 2 28.3 4 71.7
A person who usually decides large on household purchases Respondent alone 183 (8.0) 98 53.4 85 46.6
Respondent and wife/partner 1561 (67.9) 860 55.1 701 44.9
Wife/partner alone 523 (22.8) 212 40.5 311 59.5
Someone else 26 (1.13) 7 25.2 19 74.8
Other 5 (0.2) 4 75.3 1 24.7
Relationship with the most recent sex partner Spouse 2226 (88.8) 1156 51.9 1070 48.1
Girlfriend/fiancé 161 (6.4) 111 68.8 50 31.2
Casual acquaintance 11 (0. 5) 6 50.4 6 49.6
Commercial sex worker 1 (0.1) 1 100.0 0 0.0
Live-in partner 107 (4.3) 55 51.8 51 48.3
Other 1 (0.03) 0 10.9 1 89.1