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Table 1 Demographic and HIV Disease Information (n = 1,963)

From: A cross-sectional description of social capital in an international sample of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH)

  Frequency (%) Mean
(± SD)
Age (years)   45.2 (9.4)
Gender   
   Male 1,341 (69.0)  
   Female 552 (28.4)  
   Transgender 45 (2.3)  
Race   
   Asian/Pacific Islander 230 (11.9)  
   African American/Black 755 (39.9)  
   Hispanic/Latino 400 (20.7)  
   Native American 64 (3.3)  
   White/Angelo 439 (22.7)  
Education Level   
   11th grade or less 544 (28.0)  
   High School or GED 746 (38.3)  
   2 yrs college/AA 411 (21.1)  
   4 yrs college/BS/BA 193 (9.9)  
   Master's Degree or Doctorate 52 (2.6)  
Self-Reported Income Adequacy   
   Totally inadequate 540 (28.0)  
   Bare adequate 987 (51.1)  
   Enough 403 (20.9)  
Work for Pay 430 (22.1)  
Has Health Insurance 1,354 (69.5)  
Self-Reported HIV Indicators   
Year Diagnosed with HIV   1998 (7.4)
Prescribed Anti-Retroviral Therapy 1,578 (80.4)  
Has AIDS Diagnosis 816 (42.5)  
Undetectable Viral Load 1,716 (87.4)  
Viral Load for those with detectable values/mL   29,406 (87,605)
CD4 cells/μ1   496.5 (360.1)
Self-Reported HIV Transmission Method 1   
  Women Men
   Sex with a man with HIV 441 (22.7%) 793 (40.8%)
   Sex with a woman with HIV 36 (1.9%) 411 (21.2%)
   Sharing needles 140 (7.2%) 319 (16.4%)
   Blood transfusion 63 (3.2%)) 105 (5.4%)
   Do not know 35 (1.8%) 125 (6.4%)
Mental Health Variables   
Mean Mental Health Quality of Life (+/- SD) 45.19 (11.23) 44.07 (11.56)
Mean Total Depression Score (+/- SD) 22.44 (11.4) 21.56 (10.9)
Mean Total Anxiety Score(+/- SD) 16.88 (8.7) 18.08 (9.3)
  1. 1: Participants were asked to list the possible ways they could have been infected with HIV. Responses were not mutually exclusive and participants may have listed multiple modes of transmission. Additionally, responses are presented for those identifying gender as either female or male, those reporting an additional gender category are not included.