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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the participants (N = 1462)

From: Assessing quality of life in people with HIV in Spain: psychometric testing of the Spanish version of WHOQOL-HIV-BREF

Sociodemographic and clinical variables %
Gender
 Males 79.3
 Females 19.3
 Transsexual 1.4
Age, years, mean (M ± SD) 45.0 ± 10.2
Education level
 No studies 3.9
 Elementary School 26.2
 High School 33.1
 University degree 30
 Other 6.8
Work situation
 Working (full time) 33.9
 Working (part-time) 10.8
 Unemployed 18.2
 Retired/impaired 16.4
 Other 20.7
Monthly incomes
 None 13.3
  < 1000 € 37.7
 1001 €–1500 € 29.3
 1501 €–2000 € 7.5
  > 2000 € 12.2
Sexual behavior
 Heterosexual 39.7
 Homosexual 52.8
 Bisexual 4.2
 Others 1.9
 No answer 1.3
Transmission route
 Sexual intercourse 68.2
 Sharing injection materials 18.6
 Unknown (various concomitant practices) 10.2
 Other 3
CD4 cell count, cells/mm3
  <  200 4.8
 201–400 10.5
  >  400 68.1
 Unknown 16.6
Duration of infection, years, mean (M ± SD) 13.8 ± 9.6
Years taking antiretroviral therapy (M ± SD) 11.3 ± 8.3
Undetectable plasma viral load 90.4
  1. Note: Data in percentages unless otherwise stated