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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Assessment of provider-initiated HIV screening in Nigeria with sub-Saharan African comparison

Characteristics Na = 212 (%) Nb = 199 (%)
Acceptability of HIV test
 Yes 199 (93.9)  
 No 10 (4.7)  
 Undecided 3 (1.4)  
Gender
 Female   131 (65.9)
 Male   68 (34.1)
Age (years)
 13–20   29 (14.5)
 21–30   52 (26.1)
 31–40   43 (21.6)
 41–50   35 (17.6)
 51–60   20 (10.1)
 60+   20 (10.1)
Marital status
 Single   119 (59.8)
 Married   48 (24.1)
 Separated/divorced   8 (4.0)
 Widowed   24 (12.1)
Education
 No education   47 (23.6)
 Primary education   67 (33.7)
 Secondary education   65 (32.7)
 Tertiary education   20 (10.0)
Religion
 Christian   192 (96.5)
 Muslim   7 (3.5)
Previously tested for HIV
 Yes   57 (28.6)
 No   142 (71.4)
Result of previous HIV test, if known
 Negative   47 (23.6)
 Unknown   10 (5.0)
Most recent (last 6 months) sexual partner
 Husband   30 (15.1)
 Steady partner   107 (53.8)
 Casual partner   4 (2.0)
 None   58 (29.1)
Result of HIV test
 Positive   18 (9.0)
 Negative   181 (91.0)
  1. Na: Total number of participants who were offered HIV testing
  2. Nb: Total number of participants who accepted HIV testing