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Table 1 Social and demographic characteristics of PLWHIV by ART status (n = 671)

From: Magnitude and risk factors of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV in Tanzania: a cross sectional study from Mbeya and Dar es Salaam regions

Characteristics Both, n (%) Patients on ART, n (%) Patients not on ART, n (%)
Response rate 671/754(89.0) 354/377(93.9) 317/377(84.1)
Region    
Dar es Salaam 336(50.1) 179(50.6) 157(49.5)
Mbeya 335(49.9) 175(49.4) 160(50.5)
Age group    
18-34 251(37.4) 100(28.2) 151(47.6)
35-44 251(37.4) 147(41.5) 104(32.8)
45-54 117(17.4) 75(21.2) 42(13.2)
55+ 52(7.7) 32(9.0) 20(6.3)
Sex    
Male 198(29.5) 114(32.2) 84(26.5)
Female 473(70.5) 240(67.8) 233(73.5)
Education level    
No formal education 84(12.5) 44(12.4) 40(12.6)
Adult education 3(0.4) 2(0.6) 1(0.3)
Primary education 503(75.0) 265(74.9) 238(75.1)
Secondary education 69(10.3) 37(10.5) 32(10.1)
College/University 12(1.8) 6(1.7) 6(1.9)
Marital status    
Single 39(12.3) 83(12.4) 44(12.4)
Married 168(53.0) 319(47.5) 151(42.7)
Separated 30(9.5) 74(11.0) 44(12.4)
Divorced 10(3.2) 17(2.5) 7(2.0)
Widow/Widower 53(16.7) 136(20.3) 83(23.4)
Cohabiting 17(5.4) 42(6.3) 25(7.1)
Occupation    
Farmer 234(34.9) 115(35.5) 119(39.5)
Self-employed 224(33.4) 134(41.4) 90(29.9)
Employed 76(11.3) 36(11.1) 40(13.3)
Others 91(13.6) 39(12.0) 52(17.3)