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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants, overall and according to site of recruitment.

From: Correlates of hepatitis B awareness and disease-specific knowledge among pregnant women in Northern and Central Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Total N = 455 North N = 155 (34.1%) Central N = 300 (65.9%) p-value*
Age (years)Median (IQR)   18-45 18-42 18-45  
Age group (years), n (%) <20 65 (14.4) 22 (14.2) 43 (14.4) 0.477
  20-24 174 (38.4) 54 (34.8) 120 (40.3)
  >24 214 (47.2) 79 (51.0) 135 (45.3)
Education level, n (%) ≤Primary 156 (34.7) 57 (36.8) 99 (33.6) 0.496
  ≥Secondary 294 (65.3) 98 (63.2) 196 (66.4)
Region of birth, n (%) North 136 (30.0) 129 (83.8) 7 (2.34) < 0.001
  Central 168 (37.1) 2 (1.3) 166 (55.5)
  Other 149 (32.9) 23 (14.9) 126 (42.1)
Marital status, n (%) Single/divorced 24 (5.2) 5 (3.25) 19 (6.3) < 0.001
  Monogamy 209 (46.0) 130 (84.4) 79 (26.3)
  Polygamy 122 (48.7) 19 (12.3) 202 (67.3)
Religion, n (%) Catholic 157 (34.5) 66 (42.6) 91 (30.3) 0.002
  Protestant 204 (44.8) 52 (33.5) 152 (50.7)
  Islam/other 94 (20.7) 37 (23.9) 57 (19.0)
  1. *p-value =chi-square