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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristic of participants, (n = 894)

From: Contraceptive use among HIV-positive and negative women: implication to end unintended pregnancy

Variables HIV Positive (N = 314) HIV Negative (N = 580) P - value
Age    0.56
 Mean ± SD 35 ± 3.21 33 ± 4.33
 16–24 16(4.2%) 144(24.8%)
 25–34 143(45.5%) 258(44.4%)
 ≥35 155(49.3%) 178(30.7%)
Residency    0.36
 Urban 156(49.7%) 281(48.5%)
 Rural 158(50.3%) 299(51.5%)
Education    0.38
 Never went to school 102(32.5%) 193(33.3%)
 Primary school 100(31.8%) 178(30.7%)
 High school 86(27.4%) 151(26%)
 College and above 26(8.3%) 58(10.1%)
Employment status    0.27
 Government employed 112(35.7%) 214(36.9%)
 Unemployed 202(64.3%) 366(63.1%)
Monthly household income    0.67
 < 500 birrs 8(2.5%) 133(22.9%)  
 500–1000 birrs 198(63.1%) 364(62.7%)  
 >  1000 birrs 108(34.4) 83(14.4)  
 Mean ± SD 981 ± 102 952 ± 123 0.09
Marital status    0.81
 Single 14(4.5%) 106(18.3%)
 Married 192(61.1%) 394(67.9%)
 Separated 52(16.6%) 54(9.3%)
 Widowed 56(17.8%) 26(4.5%)