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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the participants (n = 182)

From: Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of WHOQOL-HIV Bref among people living with HIV/AIDS in Pakistan

Parameters n (%)
Gender
Male 134 (73.6)
Female 42 (23.1)
Transgender 6 (3.3)
Age (years)
< 25 years 30 (16.5)
25–50 years 104 (57.1)
> 50 years 48 (26.4)
Marital status
Single 54 (29.7)
Married/in relationship 90 (49.5)
Divorced/separated 14 (7.7)
Widowed 24 (13.2)
Level of education
Illiterate 102 (56)
Primary 50 (27.5)
Secondary 12 (6.6)
Tertiary 18 (9.9)
Employment status
Employed 102 (56)
Unemployed 80 (44)
Since HIV diagnosed
< 1 year 44 (24.2)
1–5 years 80 (44.0)
6–10 years 28 (15.4)
> 10 years 30 (16.5)
HIV serostatus
Asymptomatic 148 (81.3)
Symptomatic 34 (18.7)
AIDS Converted 0 (0)
CD-4T cells count
< 200 32 (17.6)
200–500 62 (34.1)
> 500 88 (48.4)
Viral load
Detectable 64 (35.2)
Not detectable 118 (64.8)
Time on ART (months)
< 12 42 (23.1)
12–48 14 (7.7)
> 48 126 (69.2)
How you got infected with HIV
No idea 20 (11.0)
Blood products 20 (11.0)
Injecting drugs 96 (52.7)
Sex with women 16 (8.8)
Sex with man 30 (16.5)