Table 1

Study population characteristics disaggregated by whether micro-narratives were about sexual relations

Total
(% of N=2856)
About sexual relations
(% of N=2078)
Not about sexual relations
(% of N=778)
P value*
Participant’s sex
 Female149552.3107451.742154.10.252
 Male136047.6100348.335745.9
 Prefer not to say10.010.000.0
 Total28562078778
Participant’s age
 13–172227.81627.8607.70.004
 18–2499634.975136.124531.5
 25–3497734.272334.825432.6
 35–4442114.728113.514018.0
 45 and older2288.01537.4759.6
 Prefer not to say120.480.440.5
 Total28562078778
Participant’s marital status
 Single/never married138248.4109952.928336.4<0.001
 Married/living with partner124743.780238.644557.2
 Divorced/separated/widowed2227.81728.3506.4
 Prefer not to say50.250.200.0
 Total28562078778
Participant’s level of formal education
 None2007.01386.6628.0<0.001
 Primary school54018.938718.615319.7
 Secondary school125744.086241.539550.8
 University/technical training84429.667832.616621.3
 Other/prefer not to say150.5130.620.3
 Total28562078778
Participant’s household income level
 Poor82228.855826.926433.9<0.001
 Average135847.596846.639050.1
 Well-off67623.755226.612415.9
 Total28562078778
Area collected
 Kisangani56319.749623.9678.6<0.001
 Bunia53818.844821.69011.6
 Goma51117.940419.410713.8
 Kalemie50017.52059.929537.9
 Bukavu49217.231515.217722.8
 Beni2528.821010.1425.4
 Total28562078778
  • *Pearson χ2. Analyses excluded the following sub-categories: Prefer not to say, Not sure, Don’t know, Missing.