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Table 1 Distribution of respondents who ever heard AIDS by various independent variables

From: Media and education play a tremendous role in mounting AIDS awareness among married couples in Bangladesh

  Female Male
Variable No of females % of females who heard AIDS Variable No of males % of males who heard AIDS
Education*    Education*   
   No education 4842 12.4    No education 891 20.4
   Primary 1928 23.2    Primary 782 25.6
   Secondary 1074 35.7    Secondary 590 39.2
   Higher 2699 72.0    Higher 293 82.1
Currently working    Respondent Occupation*   
   Yes 8164 31.3    Didn't work 56 55.4
   No 2377 28.9    Prof., tech., mang. 706 72.0
       Agric-self employed 754 36.5
       Agric-employee+manual work 1023 30.6
Husband education*    HH items*   
   No education 4181 12.9    0–3 854 8.5
   Primary incomplete 1471 20.3    4–6 981 29.2
   Primary complete 923 28.5    7–12 811 68.5
   Secondary+ 3952 54.1    
Husband Occupation*    HH food consumption*   
   Didn't work 652 45.4    Deficit in whole yr 450 16.5
   Prof., tech., mang. 2933 49.1    Sometimes deficit 720 26.4
   Agric-self employed 2509 14.7    Surplus or equal 1386 65.8
   Agric-employee +manual work 4449 25.6    
HH items*    How often listen radio*   
   0–3 3399 10.5    Never 1065 37.5
   4–6 3571 24.2    Sometimes 837 53.6
   7–12 3573 56.6    Every day 651 67.0
HH food consumption*    How often watch TV*   
   Deficit in whole yr 1735 14.5    Never 954 26.5
   Sometimes deficit 4339 22.4    Sometimes 1029 54.0
   Surplus or equal 4470 45.3    Every day 571 83.2
How often listen radio*    Area of residence*   
   Never 6821 21.0    Urban 508 76.4
   Sometimes 1962 45.6    Rural 2048 43.8
   Every day 1759 52.1    
How often watch TV*    NA   
   Never 6164 12.5    
   Sometimes 2327 38.5    
   Every day 2050 77.1    
No. of visits by FPFW    NA   
   0 8465 30.8    
   1 482 30.3    
   2+ 1596 31.3    
No. of visits by HFW    NA   
   0 8963 31.0    
   1 486 31.3    
   2+ 1094 29.3    
Area of residence*    NA   
   Urban 2070 64.3    
   Rural 8473 22.6    
  1. *p < 0.001