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Table 2 Socio-demographics of HIV-infected Lesotho migrants by location

From: Access to HIV care and treatment for migrants between Lesotho and South Africa: a mixed methods study

Characteristic All N (col %) Urban N (col %) Rural N (col %) P-value*
Patients 524 315 209  
Sex     0.047
 Men 150 (28.6) 101 (32.0) 49 (23.4)  
 Women 344 (65.7) 199 (63.2) 145 (69.4)  
 Unknown 30 (5.7) 15 (4.8) 15 (7.2)  
Age (years)     0.585
 18–25 38 (7.3) 20 (6.3) 18 (8.6)  
 26–35 173 (33.0) 105 (33.3) 68 (32.5)  
 36–45 202 (38.6) 121 (38.4) 81 (38.8)  
 46–55 71 (13.5) 42 (13.3) 29 (13.9)  
 55+ 17 (3.2) 13 (4.1) 4 (1.9)  
 Unknown 23 (4.4) 14 (4.4) 9 (4.3)  
Occupation     < 0.001
 Domestic worker 240 (45.8) 117 (37.1) 123 (58.9)  
 Construction worker 87 (16.6) 60 (19.0) 27 (12.9)  
 Textile worker 52 (9.9) 43 (13.7) 9 (4.3)  
 Farmer 24 (4.6) 19 (6.0) 5 (2.4)  
 Miner 23 (4.4) 9 (2.9) 14 (6.7)  
 Health-care professional 2 (0.4) 2 (0.6) 0 (0.0)  
 Student 6 (1.1) 3 (1.0) 3 (1.4)  
 Other occupation 49 (9.4) 32 (10.2) 17 (8.1)  
 Unknown 41 (7.8) 30 (9.5) 11 (5.3)  
  1. *P-value excludes unknown