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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 1159 study participants at the Mulago HIV clinic in Uganda between April 2012 and December 2013

From: Relationship between CD4 count and quality of life over time among HIV patients in Uganda: a cohort study

Characteristic Whole sample ART No ART
n = 1159 (%) n = 586 (%) n = 573 (%)
Gender
 Female 823 (71) 386 (66) 436 (76)
 Male 336 (29) 200 (34) 137 (24)
Education level
  ≤ Primary 594 (51) 298 (51) 296 (52)
 Secondary 458 (40) 232 (40) 226 (39)
 Apprenticeship 83 (7) 42 (7) 41 (7)
 Tertiary 24 (2) 14 (2) 10 (2)
Age in years
 <30 482 (41) 255 (44) 227 (40)
 30–39 426 (37) 212 (36) 214 (37)
 ≥40 251 (22) 119 (20) 132 (23)
Monthly income (USD)
 <20 362 (31) 180 (31) 182 (32)
 20–60 329 (29) 154 (26) 175 (30)
 >60 468 (40) 252 (43) 216 (38)
Religion
 Christian 951 (82) 476 (81) 475 (83)
 Muslim 187 (16) 99 (17) 88 (15)
 Other 21 (2) 11 (2) 10 (2)
Marital status
 Currently married 703 (61) 352 (60) 351 (61)
 Divorced/separated 274 (24) 144 (24) 130 (23)
 Single 76 (6) 45 (8) 31 (5)
 Widowed 106 (9) 45 (8) 61 (11)
Employed
 Yes 938 (81) 478 (82) 460 (80)
 No 221 (19) 108 (18) 113 (20)
Social support
 Yes, family 920 (79) 488 (83) 432 (75)
 Yes, other 194 (17) 80 (14) 114 (20)
 None 45 (4) 18 (3) 27 (5)
Alcohol consumption
 Yes 322 (28) 141 (24) 181 (32)
 No 837 (72) 445 (76) 392 (68)
Smoking
 Yes 50 (4) 23 (4) 27 (5)
 No 1109 (96) 563 (96) 546 (95)
  1. Abbreviation: ART, antiretroviral therapy