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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (n = 409)

From: Motivation to quit smoking among HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam

Characteristics Total Motivated to quit p-value
Yes (n = 243, 59%) No (n = 166, 41%)
Sociodemographics, % (n)     
Age in years, mean (sd) 36.05 (5.8) 36.08 (5.8) 36.0 (5.7) 0.89
Gender     
  Female 3 (12) 3 (6) 4 (6) 0.50
  Male 97 (397) 88 (237) 96 (160)
Annual income     
  Lowest (<1.2 million VND) 34 (139) 29 (70) 42 (69) 0.01
  Moderate (1.2-3.0 million VND) 35 (142) 40 (96) 28 (46)
  Highest (>3.0 million VND) 30 (124) 31 (76) 29 (48)
Marital status     
  Live with spouse/partner 67 (273) 69 (168) 63 (105) 0.22
Education     
  Less than high school 56 (230) 56 (136) 57 (94) 0.64
  High school 35 (143) 34 (83) 36 (60)
  More than high school 9 (36) 10 (24) 7 (12)
Location     
  Hanoi 87 (354) 86 (210) 87 (144) 0.92
  Nam Dinh 13 (55) 14 (33) 13 (22)
Employment status     
  Currently working 76 (309) 81(196) 68 (113) <0.01
Substance use, % (n)     
AUDIT-C score, mean (sd) 2.9 (2.9) 2.7 (2.8) 3.1 (3.0) 0.17
Hazard drinking 37 (151) 35 (85) 40 (66) 0.33
Binge drinking 43 (177) 39 (94) 50 (83) 0.02
Lifetime drug use 69 (282) 65 (159) 74 (123) 0.06
Current drug use 5 (20) 3 (8) 7 (12) 0.07
Currently taking Methadone 6 (25) 4 (10) 9 (15) 0.04
Health-related characteristics, % (n)     
Recent CD4 ≥ 200 cells per mm3 75 (236) 71 (130) 81 (106) 0.046
BMI     
  Under weight (<18.5 kg/m2) 9 (36) 10 (24) 7 (12) 0.64
  Normal weight (18.5-22.9 kg/m2) 83 (338) 82 (199) 84 (139)
Over weight (> = 23 kg/m2) 8 (35) 8 (20) 9 (15)
HIV stage     
Without symptom   36 (149) 50 (85) 56 (64) 0.37
With symptom   20 (80) 31 (53) 24 (27)
AIDS   14 (56) 19 (32) 21 (24)
HIV duration (years), mean (sd) 6.1 (3.6) 6.0 (3.5) 6.3 (3.8) 0.46
ART duration (years), mean (sd) 4.5 (2.2) 4.4 (2.1) 4.5 (2.2) 0.71
Currently feeling pain 34 (138) 37 (90) 29 (48) 0.09
Currently feeling anxiety 41 (168) 44 (106) 37 (62) 0.21