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Table 1 Distribution of women by characteristics

From: Differences in HIV testing and receipt of results between adolescent and non-adolescent women in Uganda

Characteristics Adolescents (n = 2048) Non-adolescents (n = 6626) Difference
Residence
 Urban 19.3 19.9 0.6
 Rural 80.7 80.1 − 0.6
Education
 No education 2.9 16.0 13.1
 Primary 64.8 57.7 − 7.1
 Post-primary 32.3 26.3 − 6.0
Region
 Kampala 9.3 9.8 0.5
 Central 1 11.2 10.9 − 0.3
 Central 2 9.7 10.6 0.9
 East central 9.9 10.1 0.2
 Eastern 15.5 14.3 − 1.2
 North 8.8 8.4 − 0.4
 Karamoja 3.2 3.4 0.2
 West-Nile 6.2 5.6 − 0.6
 Western 14.0 14.1 0.1
 Southwest 12.2 12.8 0.6
Religion
 Catholic 40.6 40.6 0.0
 Protestant 29.2 30.2 1.0
 Muslim 13.4 12.9 − 0.5
 Pentecostal 13.7 13.2 − 0.5
 Other 3.1 3.1 0.0
Wealth index
 Poorest 15.4 18.2 2.8
 Poorer 16.9 18.6 1.7
 Middle 18.0 18.7 0.7
 Richer 23.5 18.8 − 4.7
 Richest 26.2 25.7 − 0.5
Marital status
 Never in union 77.3 8.1 − 69.2
 Married/living together 19.9 75.6 55.7
 Widowed/separated 2.8 16.3 13.5
Ever given birth
 No 81.9 8.2 − 73.7
 Yes 18.1 91.8 73.7
Have comprehensive knowledge
 No 64.4 61.6 − 2.8
 Yes 35.6 38.4 2.8
Ever had sex
 No 54.9 2.4 − 52.5
 Yes 45.1 97.6 52.5
Have HIV stigmatizing attitude
 No 80.9 76.8 − 4.1
 Yes 19.1 23.2 4.1
  1. The assessment is based on weighted data