Table 1

Demographic characteristics the study population of youths with STIs in Dar es Salaam

Males (n=213)Females (n=185)
No%No%Total (p value)
Sex21353.518546.5398
Marital status
Single19792.511763.2314 (p<0.0001)
Married monogamously104.74524.355 (p<0.0001)
Married polygamously073.87
Cohabiting41.984.312
Divorced20.931.65
Widowed010.51
Separated021.12
Occupation
Skilled labour209.452.725 (p<0.001)
Petty trade14769.04725.4194 (p<0.0001)
Student3114.63317.864
Jobless115.24524.356 (p<0.0001)
Housewife5027.050
Other20.963.28
Adolescents4722.15027.097 (NS)
Young adults16577.513271.4297