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Table 1 Sample characteristics in study of PLWH on ARVs attending public clinics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (n = 632)

From: Individual and contextual factors of influence on adherence to antiretrovirals among people attending public clinics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  n %
Gender   
Male 429 68%
Female 196 31%
Transgender 7 1%
Age [range: 19–67 years; median: 42]   
19-35 153 24%
36-41 139 22%
42-47 172 27%
48-67 168 27%
Race   
White 169 27%
Non-White (Black, Brown, Other) 463 73%
Education   
Primary or less 278 44%
Secondary 262 41%
University or more 92 15%
Sexual Orientation   
Heterosexual 374 59%
Other (Homosexual, Bi, Trans) 258 41%
Relationship Status   
No Steady Partner 325 51%
With Steady Partner 307 49%
HIV Positive Partner   
No 547 87%
Yes 85 13%
Number of Children   
0 312 49%
1 113 18%
> = 2 207 33%
Religion   
Catholic 245 39%
Evangelical 165 26%
Other (Espirita, Afro-Brasilian, other) 141 22%
None 81 13%
Length of time on ARVs [range: 0–23years; median: 6]   
0-1yrs 147 23%
2-6yrs 199 32%
7-23 yrs 286 45 %