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Table 1 Socio-demographic and professional characteristics of participants according to the study sample

From: Scaling up combined community-based HIV prevention interventions targeting truck drivers in Morocco: effectiveness on HIV testing and counseling

  2007 2012 P
  (N=484) (N=459)  
Age category (yrs)    
  ≤24 92 (19.0) 23 (5.0) <10 -3
  25-29 106 (21.9) 67 (14.6)
  30-39 165 (34.1) 177 (38.6)
  40 and over 121 (25.0) 192 (41.8)
Living in a couple    
  Yes 302 (65.1) 352 (76.9) <10 -3
  No 162 (34.9) 106 (23.1)
Education    
  None 114 (23.7) 79 (17.2) 0.05
  Primary level 180 (37.4) 183 (39.9)
  Secondary level 187 (38.9) 197 (42.9)
Employment status    
  Self-employed 112 (23.4) 199 (43.4) <10 -3
  Employee 367 (76.6) 260 (56.6)
Health insurance    
  Yes 149 (31.0) 90 (19.6) <10 -3
  No 332 (69.0) 369 (80.4)
Male sexual partners    
  Yes 28 (8.3) 47 (10.8) 0.26
  No 308 (91.7) 389 (89.2)
Paid for sex in the previous 12 months    
  Yes 243 (50.2) 291 (63.4) <10 -3
  No 241 (49.8) 168 (36.6)
Inconsistent condom use with occasional partners and/or sex workers in the previous 12 months    
  No 29 (6.0) 36 (7.8) 0.001
  Inconsistent condom use only with occasional partners 32 (6.6) 62 (13.5)
  Inconsistent condom use with sex workers 423 (87.4) 361 (78.6)
Knowledge that the results of HIV testing would remain confidential    
  No 349 (76.7) 76 (16.8)  
  Yes 106 (23.3) 377 (83.2) <10 -3
STI symptoms (penis discharge in the previous 12 months    
  Yes 109 (23.7) 115 (25.3) 0.29
  No 351 (76.3) 340 (74.7)
STI symptoms (ulceration in the previous 12 months)    
  Yes 38 (8.3) 47 (10.4) 0.29
  No 418 (91.7) 406 (89.6)
Poor Knowledge about HIV prevention    
  Yes 296 (61.2) 144 (31.4) <10 -3
  No 188 (38.8) 315 (68.6)