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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study sample

From: Community patterns of stigma towards persons living with HIV: A population-based latent class analysis from rural Vietnam

  Total sample
  Women
n = 943
n (%)
Men
n = 931
n (%)
Total
n = 1874
n (%)
Age    
   18-29 years 313 (33) 304 (33) 617 (33)
   30-44 years 321 (34) 314 (34) 635 (34)
   45-60 years 309 (33) 313 (34) 622 (33)
Education level    
   Primary (≤ 6 years) 179 (19) 161 (17) 340 (18)
   Secondary (7-12 yrs) 676 (72) 664 (71) 1340 (71)
   Tertiary 88 (9) 106 (11) 194 (10)
Economic status    
   Poorest 60% 574 (61) 557 (60) 1131 (60)
   Least poor 40% 369 (39) 374 (40) 743 (40)
Place of residence    
   Lowland 178 (19) 167 (18) 345 (18)
   Highland 492 (52) 491 (53) 983 (52)
   Mountainous 250 (27) 252 (27) 502 (27)
   Island 22 (2) 21 (2) 43 (2)
Ethnic group    
   Kinh 898 (95) 895 (96) 1793 (96)
   Non-Kinh 45 (5) 36 (4) 81 (4)
Long-term out-migration 84 (9) 149 (16) 233 (12)
Heard of HIV from > 3 sources 174 (18) 217 (23) 391 (21)
Feels at risk for HIV 90 (10) 131 (14) 221 (12)
Knows someone with HIV 389 (41) 376 (40) 765 (41)
  1. Notes: Due to rounding, some percentages may not total 100%. Economic status was missing for 20 individuals and information on place of residence and out-migration was missing for one individual.