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Table 1 Percent distribution of men and women by background variables among five study groups by HIV and antiretroviral therapy (ART) status of the respondent, MRC Uganda, 2009-2010

From: Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Study group (1) HIV + and on ART (2) HIV+, no ART (3) Child died of HIV (4) Child living with HIV (5) Compa-risona Total
Number 101 98 106 101 104 510
Sex
Male 45.5 39.8 30.2 30.7 48.1 38.8
Female 54.5 60.2 69.8 69.3 51.9 61.2
Age
50-59 57.4 56.1 15.1 22.8 26.9 35.3
60-69 34.7 25.5 28.3 33.7 26.9 29.8
70-79 7.9 17.4 39.6 28.7 26.9 24.3
80+ 0.0 1.0 17.0 14.9 19.2 10.6
Residence
Rural 48.5 50.0 51.9 49.5 51.0 50.2
Urban 51.5 50.0 48.1 50.5 49.0 49.8
Education
None 14.3 25.3 21.2 33.3 26.5 24.0
Primary 51.0 47.4 56.7 40.6 46.9 48.7
Secondary or higher 34.7 27.4 22.1 26.0 26.5 27.3
Marital status
Never married 1.0 1.0 1.9 1.0 1.9 1.4
Married 27.7 32.7 31.1 28.7 41.4 32.4
Divorced/separated 17.8 24.5 18.9 22.8 19.2 20.6
Widowed 53.5 41.8 48.1 47.5 37.5 45.7
Wealth quintile
Poorest quintile 17.8 23.5 17.9 23.8 17.3 20.0
Second 17.8 22.5 19.8 18.8 21.2 20.0
Middle 22.8 22.5 17.0 21.8 16.4 20.0
Fourth 21.8 18.4 19.8 14.9 25.0 20.0
Best off quintile 19.8 13.3 25.5 20.8 20.2 20.0
  1. apeople neither infected with HIV nor having a child with HIV