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Table 1 Background information of research participants from discordant relationship, December 2010 - March 2011 (n=28)

From: Sexual life and fertility desire in long-term HIV serodiscordant couples in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a grounded theory study

Characteristics of participants Frequency
Sex Male 15
  Female 13
Age 35 years old and below 13
  Above 35 years old 15
Duration since being married/in Union 5 Years and below 5
  Above 5 years 23
Educational level Illiterate 1
  Primary education (1-8grade) 8
  Secondary education [912] 12
  Tertiary and above (college & above) 7
Employment Status Employed at formal sector 18
  Self employed 3
  Unemployed 7
HIV serostatus HIV positive 19
  HIV negative 9
Duration since knowing HIV test result 1 – 5 years 12
  Above 5 years 16