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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of People living with HIV

From: Frequency and reasons for delayed treatment initiation after HIV diagnosis: cross-sectional study in Lahore, Pakistan

Variables n %
Age (in years)
 18–29 162 45.6
 30–39 124 34.9
 40 and above 69 19.5
 Mean ± SD 31.75 ± 8.53  
Gender
 Male 261 73.5
 Female 74 20.8
 Transgender 20 5.6
Religion
 Muslim 339 95.5
 Christian 16 4.5
District
 Lahore 166 46.8
 Other 189 53.2
Place of residence
 Urban 289 81.4
 Rural 66 18.6
Marital status
 Unmarried 119 33.5
 Married 214 60.3
 Separated 5 1.4
 Divorced 3 0.8
 Widowed 14 3.9
Educational level
 No schooling 115 32.4
 Primary 82 23.1
 Secondary 99 27.9
 College 39 11.0
 University 20 5.6
Employment status
 Employed 191 53.8
 Unemployed 164 46.2
Type of household income
 Permanent income 211 59.4
 Occasional income 144 40.6