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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of HIV-positive and HIV-negative women with and without childhood trauma (N = 137)

From: Impact of childhood trauma on functionality and quality of life in HIV-infected women

Demographic variable HIV+/trauma+
(n= 48 )
HIV+/trauma-
(n= 37 )
HIV-/trauma+
(n= 21 )
HIV-/trauma-
(n= 31 )
Mean age (SD) 31.7 (6.9) 31.9 (7.3) 29.8 (7.9) 25.5 (5.6)
Years of education (SD) 10.5 (1.2) 10.6 (1.3) 10.7 (1.3) 11.4 (1.2)
Marital status (%)     
   -Single 64.6 64.9 66.7 77.4
   -Married 18.8 27 28.6 19.4
   -Living with a partner 4.2 2.7 - -
   -Separated 4.2 5.4 - 3.2
   -Divorced 6.3 - 4.8 -
   -Widowed 2.1 - - -
Ethnicity (%)     
   -Black 97.9 94.6 95.2 90.3
   -Coloured 2.1 5.4 4.8 9.7
Unemployment (%) 68.8 54.1 61.9 61.3
Mean CD4 Cell Count (SD) 403.9 (261.8) 425.5 (254.3) N.A. N.A.
Viral Load (SD) 150222.7 (53351.8) 37645.7 (85859.8) N.A. N.A.
Mean Q_LES_Q Score 32.4 (1.0) 37.4 (1.2) 35.3 (1.5) 38.8 (1.3)
Mean SDS score (SD) 10.1 (8.1) 6.4 (5.9) 5.9 (6.2) 4.2 (6.3)
Mean ADL decline score 1.4 (1.9) .9 (1.5) .2 (.4) .7 (1.6)
Mean PAOFI score (SD) 13.7 (8.9) 8.1 (7.0) 8.6 (8.7) 5.1 (5.9)
Mean CES-D score (SD) 21.8 (17.5) 7.9 (11.8) 12.8 (14.5) 6.8 (7.1)
Mean CTQ total (SD) 57.7 (10.6) 31.9 (4.3) 58.5 (13.0) 32.4 (4.1)
  1. N.A. Not Applicable