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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of MSM in Abuja

From: An assessment of stigma and human right violations among men who have sex with men in Abuja, Nigeria

Characteristic Percentage Absolute #
Age (n = 295) Mean 26 Median 26.05 Range 18–45
Education
 Primary school 5.05% 15/297
 Secondary school 49.83% 148/297
 Tertiary or vocational school 45.12% 134/297
Employment 58.92% 175/297
Religion
 Christian 78.17% 222/283
 Muslim 17.25% 49/283
 Traditional 0.7% 2/283
 No religion 3.53% 10/283
Ethnic group
 Yoruba 18.34% 53/289
 Igbo 37.02% 107/289
 Hausa 15.22% 44/289
 Other 29.41% 85/289
Sexual self identification
 heterosexual/straight 1.34% 4/299
 homosexual/gay 35.45% 106/299
 bisexual 63.21% 189/299
 transgender 0% 0/299
Genital ulcer in past 12 months 18.7% 54/289