S.No Characteristics Category Men Women
n % n %
1 Marital status Married 7,930 56.20 10,204 61.79
Divorced 298 2.11 922 5.58
Widowed 98 0.69 581 3.52
Not married 5,784 40.99 4,808 29.11
2 Religion Christian 8,479 60.09 10,108 61.20
Muslim 5,316 37.68 6,170 37.36
Other 315 2.23 237 1.44
3 Place of residence Rural 9,894 70.12 11,186 67.73
Urban 4,216 29.88 5,329 32.27
4 Highest-level of education No education 4,449 31.53 8,278 50.12
Primary 6,671 47.28 5,858 35.47
Secondary 1,626 11.52 1,395 8.45
Higher 1,364 9.67 984 5.96
5 Wealth index Poorest 2,847 20.18 3,711 22.47
Poorer 2,109 14.95 2,402 14.54
Middle 2,154 15.27 2,268 13.73
Richer 2,404 17.04 2,505 15.17
Richest 4,596 32.57 5,629 34.08
6 Age group 15-19 2,832 20.07 3,835 23.22
20-24 2,330 16.51 3,022 18.30
25-29 2,274 16.12 3,185 19.29
30-34 1,682 11.92 2100 12.72
35-39 1,579 11.19 1,958 11.86
40-44 1,210 8.58 1314 7.96
45-49 961 6.81 1,101 6.67
50-54 730 5.17 - -
55-59 512 3.63 - -
7 Ethnicity Tigrean 1,521 10.78 1,838 11.13
Affar 771 5.46 1,055 6.39
Amara 3,618 25.64 4,232 25.63
Gurage 555 3.93 692 4.19
Somalie 803 5.69 969 5.87
Sidama 366 2.59 380 2.30
Oromo 3,547 25.14 3,853 23.33
Nuwer 241 1.71 364 2.20
Welaiyta 303 2.15 344 2.08
Others 2,385 16.90 2,788 16.88
Table 1: Distribution of socio demographic characteristics related to HIV testing, Ethiopia, 2014.