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Table 2 Frequency distribution of HIV positive caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children in Tanzania, 2018 (N = 74,999)

From: ART use and associated factors among HIV positive caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children in Tanzania

Covariate Number of HIV positive caregivers (n) Percent (%)
Overall 74,999 100.0
ART status
 Not on ART 2699 3.6
 On ART 72,300 96.4
Caregiver sex
 Female 54,170 72.2
 Male 20,829 27.8
Age group (in Years)
 19–29 5883 7.8
 30–39 21,401 28.5
 40–49 25,643 34.2
 50–59 13,665 18.2
 60+ 8407 11.2
 Mean = 44.4, SD = 11.7
Marital status
 Married or living together 36,525 48.7
 Divorced or separated 12,447 16.6
 Never been married 5336 7.1
 Widowed 20,691 27.6
Education attained
 Never been to school 13,191 17.6
 Primary 59,182 78.9
 Secondary or higher 2626 3.5
Wealth Quintile
 Lowest (Q1) 19,763 26.4
 Second 12,165 16.2
 Middle 13,232 17.6
 Fourth 14,437 19.3
 Highest (Q5) 15,402 20.5
Place of residence
 Rural 47,305 63.1
 Urban 27,694 36.9
Household food security status
 Insecure 10,940 14.6
 Secure 64,059 85.4
Family has health insurance (CHF/TIKA)?
 No 63,673 84.9
 Yes 11,326 15.1
Mentally or physically disabled?
 No 73,872 98.5
 Yes 1127 1.5
  1. CHF Community Health Fund, TIKA Tiba kwa Kadi