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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics and their associations with hostility

From: Factors associated with hostility among people living with HIV/AIDS in Northeast China: a cross-sectional study

  Total, N (%) Hostility p
Yes, n (%) No, n (%)
Sociodemographic characteristics
Sex     0.626a
 Male 210 (96.3) 35 (16.7) 175 (83.3)
 Female 8 (3.7) 2 (25.0) 6 (75.0)
Age (years)     0.400
  < 30 69 (31.7) 12 (17.4) 57 (82.6)
 30–39 64 (29.4) 7 (10.9) 57 (89.1)
 40–49 53 (24.3) 12 (22.6) 41 (77.4)
 ≥50 32 (14.7) 6 (18.8) 26 (81.3)
Marital status     0.849
 Married or cohabitating 62 (28.4) 11 (17.7) 51 (82.3)
 Other 156 (71.6) 26 (16.7) 130 (83.3)
Education     0.256
 Junior high school and below 53 (24.3) 13 (24.5) 40 (77.5)
 Senior high school 52 (23.9) 9 (17.3) 43 (82.7)
 College 47 (21.6) 8 (17.0) 39 (83.0)
 Undergraduate and above 66 (30.3) 7 (10.6) 59 (89.4)
Per capita household income (CNY)    0.005
  > 2000 105 (48.2) 10 (9.5) 95 (90.5)
  ≤ 2000 113 (51.8) 27 (23.9) 86 (76.1)
Disease related characteristics
 Infection routes     0.999
 Homosexual contact 149 (68.3) 25 (16.8) 124 (83.2)
 Heterosexual contact 28 (12.8) 5 (17.9) 23 (82.1)
 Blood 17 (7.8) 3 (17.6) 14 (82.4)
 Others 24 (11.0) 4 (16.7) 20 (83.3)
Infection duration (years)     0.796
  ≤ 1 80 (36.9) 11 (13.8) 69 (86.3)
 1 < X ≤ 3 82 (37.8) 16 (19.5) 66 (80.5)
  > 3 55 (25.3) 10 (18.2) 45 (81.8)
CD4 + cell (cells/mm3)     0.669
  ≤ 200 83 (38.1) 12 (14.5) 71 (85.5)
 200–500 117 (53.7) 21 (17.9) 96 (82.1)
  > 500 18 (8.3) 4 (22.2) 14 (77.8)
Self-reported physical health status    0.004
 High 123 (56.4) 13 (10.6) 110 (89.4)  
 Low 95 (43.6) 24 (25.3) 71 (74.7)  
Psychological factors
 Depression     0.000
  Yes 104 (47.7) 29 (27.9) 75 (72.1)
  No 114 (52.3) 8 (7.0) 106 (93.0)
 Anxiety     0.007
  Yes 103 (47.2) 25 (24.3) 78 (75.7)
  No 115 (52.8) 12 (10.4) 103 (89.6)
 Fear of dying     0.001
  Yes 77 (35.3) 20 (26.0) 57 (74.0)
  No 141 (64.7) 17 (12.1) 124 (87.9)
Healthcare service factors
 Satisfaction with healthcare     0.026
  Yes 146 (67.6) 18 (12.3) 128 (87.7)  
  No 70 (32.4) 17 (24.3) 53 (75.5)  
 Trust-in-doctor     0.009
  High 119 (54.6) 13 (10.9) 106 (89.1)  
  Low 99 (45.5) 24 (24.2) 75 (75.8)  
Social factors
 Family and social support
  High 134 (61.5) 17 (12.7) 117 (87.3) 0.033
  Low 84 (38.5) 20 (23.8) 64 (76.2)  
 Perceived stigma     0.014
  High 138 (63.3) 30 (21.7) 108 (78.3)  
  Low 80 (36.7) 7 (8.8) 73 (91.3)  
  1. aFisher’s exact test