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Table 1 Sample characteristics (n = 897)

From: Comorbidities and psychosocial factors as correlates of self-reported falls in a nationwide sample of community-dwelling people aging with HIV in Germany

  N (%) Mean (Standard deviation) Range
Falls
 none 732 (81.6%)   
 single fall 43 (4.8%)   
 recurring falls 109 (12.2%)   
 falls without frequency 13 (1.4%)   
Age   57.3 (6.7) 50–83
 50–59 years 638 (71.1%)   
 60–69 years 191 (21.3%)   
 70 years and older 68 (7.6%)   
Sex
 male 781 (87.1%)   
 female 116 (12.9%)   
Sexual orientation
 heterosexual men 76 (8.5%)   
 homo−/bisexual men 699 (78.5%)   
 heterosexual women 107 (12.0%)   
 homo−/bisexual women 8 (0.9%)   
Education
 10 years or less 484 (55.3%)   
 more than 10 years 392 (44.7%)   
Socioeconomic status   12.4 (4.0) 3.3–21
Duration of HIV-infection   16.8 (8.6) 1–32
 1–5 years 104 (11.6%)   
 6–10 years 150 (16.8%)   
 11–20 years 310 (34.6%)   
 21 years and longer 331 (37.0%)   
HIV-1 RNA
 detectable 61 (7.1%)   
 undetectable 799 (92.9%)   
AIDS diagnosis
 yes 296 (34.8%)   
 no 554 (65.2%)   
Social Support   10.0 (2.5) 3–14
Loneliness   3.0 (.9) 1–4
Experienced HIV stigma   0.5 (.6) 0–4
Internalized HIV stigma   1.6 (.7) 1–4
Adversarial growth   2.3 (.8) 1–4