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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics & HIV characteristics of the study populationa (N = 586)

From: Assessing the psychometric properties of the French WHOQOL-HIV BREF within the ANRS CO3 Aquitaine Cohort’s QuAliV ancillary study

  N  
Median age (IQR) 586 55.8 (48.9–62.8)
Sex (N, % male) 586 430 (73,2)
Level of education (%)
 None 40 6.8
 Primary education 43 7.4
 Secondary education 19 3.3
 Vocational training 140 23.9
 High school education 132 22.5
 Associates 72 12.2
 Undergraduate 62 10.5
 Master’s 69 11.8
 Do not know 9 1.5
Profession (%)
 Labourer 60 10.2
 Farmer 3 0.5
 Intermediate occupation 56 9.6
 Employee 138 23.5
 Artisan, Business owner 43 7.3
 Middle manager, executive 235 40.1
 Do not wish to reply 51 8.8
Household income (%)
 Less than 900 € 84 14.3
 900–1499 € 131 22.4
 1500–2000 € 103 17.6
 2001–3000 € 96 16.4
 3001–4000 € 65 11.1
 More than 4000 € 60 10.2
 Do not wish to respond 47 8.0
Place of origin (%)
 France 498 85.0
 Europe 15 2.6
 N/SS Africa 63 10.8
 Asia, Americas, Oceania 10 1.7
Transmission Category (%)
 MSM 290 49.5
 Heterosexual 192 32.8
 IV Drug Use 66 11.3
 Other 38 6.5
 CDC category C (%) 117 20.1
Last CD4 cell count (cells/ml, %)
500 422 72.0
 200–499 114 19.5
 < 200 15 2.6
 Missing 35 6.0
Last viral load (copies/mL, %)
 < 50 543 92.7
 50–200 14 2.39
200 11 1.9
Missing 18 3.1
 Median time (years) since start of ART (IQR)
  583 16.4 (8.3–21.7)
  1. aCompleted at least 1st item of the WHOQOL-HIV BREF questionnaire: How would you rate your quality of life?