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Table 2 Participants’ demographic characteristics and clusters

From: HIV prevention: mapping Mozambican people’s views on the acceptability of the widow’s sexual cleansing ritual called pita-kufa

Characteristics Clusters Total
Total unacceptability Conditional acceptability Unconditional acceptability
Age: X2(4) = 10.63, p = .031
 18–30 years 79 (50) 58 (37) 20 (13) 157 (100)
 31–47 years 70 (63) 22 (20) 19 (17) 111 (100)
 48–66 years 48 (52) 25 (27) 18 (21) 91 (100)
Gender: X2(2) = 14.35, p = .000
 Male 83 (49) 47 (28) 40 (23) 170 (100)
 Female 114 (60) 58 (31) 17 (9) 189 (100)
Education: X2(2) = 12.50, p = .001
 Primary and secondary 98 (48) 63 (31) 43 (21) 204 (100)
 Post-secondary and university degree 99 (64) 42 (27) 14 (9) 155 (100)
Living areas: X2(2) = 11.0, p = .004
 Urban areas 108 (54) 69 (35) 22 (11) 199 (100)
 Rural areas 89 (56) 36 (43) 35 (22) 160 (100)
Total 197 (55) 105 (29) 57 (16) 359 (100)
  1. Figures in parentheses are percentages calculated for each row. Significance level = p <.05