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Table 1 Socio-demographic& disease characteristics of participants

From: Determinants of antiretroviral therapy adherence in northern Tanzania: a comprehensive picture from the patient perspective

Characteristics Number (n = 61) %
Gender   
  Female 36 59.1
  Male 25 40.9
Age   
  18–29 3 4.9
  30-49- 43 70.5
  50+ 11 18.0
  Missing 4 6.6
Marital Status   
  Single 11 18.0
  Married 27 44.3
  Divorced 11 18.0
  Widow 12 19.7
Education   
No education 3 4.9
Incomplete primary 8 13.1
Standard seven 38 62.3
Secondary 10 16.4
College/University 2 3.3
Year Started ARV   
  1999-2001 4 6.6
  2002-2004 8 13.1
  2005-2007 22 36.0
  2008-2009 27 44.3
HIV Disclosure   
Disclosed 53 86.9
  Not disclosed 8 13.1