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Table 1 Demographic characteristics among 1205 participants in three rural Nigerian communities

From: Culturally-adapted and audio-technology assisted HIV/AIDS awareness and education program in rural Nigeria: a cohort study

  Overall Control Intervention
  (n = 1205) (n = 594) (n = 611)
  % Total % Total % Total
Sex       
   Male 53.5 (643/1201) 47.3 (280/592) 59.6 (363/609)
   Female 46.5 (558/1201) 52.7 (312/592) 40.4 (246/609)
Age       
   12 - 15 years 7.8 (93/1188) 7.3 (43/587) 8.3 (50/601)
   15 - 45 years 77.9 (926/1188) 77.2 (453/587) 78.7 (473/601)
   > 45 years 14.2 (169/1188) 15.5 (91/587) 13.0 (78/601)
Education1       
   None 55.2 (651/1179) 61.4 (358/583) 49.2 (293/596)
   Grades 1 - 3 6.3 (74/1179) 7.4 (43/583) 5.2 (31/596)
   Grades 4 and 5 4.5 (53/1179) 3.8 (22/583) 5.2 (31/596)
Grade 6 34.0 (401/1179) 27.4 (160/583) 40.4 (241/596)
   Marital Status1       
   Married, monogamous 59.1 (656/1110) 69.5 (386/555) 48.6 (270/555)
   Married, polygamous 20.9 (232/1110) 11.5 (64/555) 30.3 (168/555)
   Separated 2.1 (23/1110) 0.5 (3/555) 3.6 (20/555)
   Divorced 1.3 (14/1110) 0.5 (3/555) 2.0 (11/555)
   Widowed 2.1 (23/1110) 1.3 (7/555) 2.9 (16/555)
   Other/Missing 14.6 (162/1110) 16.6 (92/555) 12.6 (70/555)
Technology in the home2       
   Radio 83.0 (1000/1205) 83.5 (496/594) 82.5 (504/611)
   Telephone 4.6 (55/1205) 4.2 (25/594) 4.9 (30/611)
   Television 13.4 (161/1205) 13.5 (80/594) 13.3 (81/611)
Information Sources2       
   Newspaper 2.0 (24/1205) 1.5 (9/594) 2.5 (15/611)
   Television 8.6 (104/1205) 11.8 (70/594) 5.6 (34/611)
   Radio 84.4 (1017/1205) 86.2 (512/594) 82.7 (505/611)
   Community Leader 5.7 (69/1205) 8.1 (48/594) 3.4 (21/611)
   Family 6.1 (73/1205) 7.2 (43/594) 4.9 (30/611)
   Friend 13.9 (168/1205) 12.1 (72/594) 15.7 (96/611)
  1. 1 The denominator does not include those who declined to answer.
  2. 2 For these questions, participants were asked to check all responses that apply.