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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (n = 570)

From: Sexual behaviour of women in rural South Africa: a descriptive study

Characteristic Total (570)
Age 30 (18–49)
Ethnicity
  Sotho 310 (54)
  Shangaan 260 (46)
HIV-status
  HIV-infected 178 (31)
  HIV-uninfecteda 257 (45)
  Unknown 131 (23)
On ART if HIV-infected
  On ART 94 (53)
  Not on ART 84 (47)
Marital status
  Single 301 (53)
  Married/engaged 240 (42)
  Divorced/widow 28 (4.9)
Unemployed 424 (75)
Pregnant
  Yes 98 (17)
  No 472 (83)
  1. Data are provided as numbers (%) and median (range). HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; STI, sexually transmitted infection
  2. aless than six months tested negative