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Table 1 Characteristics of people met by HBHCT lay counsellors

From: Client characteristics and acceptability of a home-based HIV counselling and testing intervention in rural South Africa

  n Testers % Non-testers % p-value
Household Size     
<3 adult members 3599 54.4 50.4 0.004
≥3 adult members 3136 45.6 49.6
Gender     
Male 1896 26.3 33.5 <0.001
Female 4861 73.7 66.5
Age group     
14–24 1985 31.5 24.5 <0.001
25–49 2538 34.9 48.9
50–64 1229 19.3 15.8
65+ 898 14.3 10.8
Current marital status     
Single 1916 37.7 --- ---
Married 2123 41.7 ---
Co-habitating 176 3.5 ---
Widowed 818 16.1 ---
Divorced/Separated 53 1.0 ---
Previous testing history     
Tested previously 2164 42.6 --- ---
Never tested 2912 57.4 ---
HBHCT test result     
HIV-positive 483 9.5 --- ---
HIV-negative 4602 90.5 ---
Indeterminate 1 0.0 ---