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Table 3 Socio-demographics of HIV-infected Lesotho migrants by defaulting status

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

Characteristic All N Defaulted N (row %) Not defaulted N (row%) P-value**
All patients* 517 126 391  
Location     0.011
 Rural 206 38 (18.4) 168 (81.6)  
 Urban 311 88 (28.3) 223 (71.7)  
District     < 0.001
 Leribe 181 34 (18.8) 147 (81.2)  
 Mafeteng 123 49 (39.8) 74 (60.2)  
 Maseru 213 43 (20.2) 170 (79.8)  
Sex     0.567
 Men 148 35 (23.6) 113 (76.4)  
 Women 341 89 (26.1) 252 (73.9)  
 Unknown 28 2 (7.1) 26 (92.9)  
Age (years)     0.081
 18–25 37 3 (8.1) 34 (91.9)  
 26–35 172 45 (26.2) 127 (73.8)  
 36–45 200 53 (26.5) 147 (73.5)  
 46–55 70 19 (27.1) 51 (72.9)  
 55+ 17 2 (11.8) 15 (88.2)  
 Unknown 21 4 (19.0) 17 (81.0)  
Occupation     0.322
 Domestic worker 238 67 (28.1) 171 (71.9)  
 Construction worker 85 21 (24.7) 64 (75.3)  
 Textile worker 52 15 (28.8) 37 (71.2)  
 Farmer 23 5 (21.7) 18 (78.3)  
 Miner 23 4 (17.4) 19 (82.6)  
 Health-care professional 2 2 (100.0) 0 (0.0)  
 Student 6 1 (16.7) 5 (83.3)  
 Other occupation 49 9 (18.4) 40 (81.6)  
 Unknown 39 2 (5.1) 37 (94.9)  
  1. *7 had no default status, ** P-value excludes unknown