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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the HIV-positive participants

From: A comparison of self-report and antiretroviral detection to inform estimates of antiretroviral therapy coverage, viral load suppression and HIV incidence in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

  Women Men Total
(N = 1085) (N = 338) (N = 1423)
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age, years
 15–19 58 (5.4) 12 (3.6) 70 (4.9)
 20–34 537 (49.5) 140 (41.4) 677 (52.5)
 35–44 281 (25.9) 105 (31.1) 386 (27.1)
 45–59 209 (19.3) 81 (24.0) 290 (20.4)
Marital Status
 Never Married 753 (69.4) 236 (70.0) 989 (69.6)
 Married/Living Together 265 (24.4) 80 (23.7) 345 (24.3)
 Divorced/Separated/Widowed 67 (6.2) 21 (6.2) 88 (6.2)
Education
 No schooling 96 (8.9) 31 (9.2) 127 (8.9)
 Primary 448 (41.3) 161 (47.8) 609 (42.8)
 Secondary 513 (47.3) 137 (40.7) 650 (45.7)
 Tertiary 28 (2.6) 8 (2.4) 36 (2.5)
Place residence
 Urban 202 (18.6) 79 (76.6) 281 (19.8)
 Rural 883 (81.4) 79 (23.4) 1142 (80.3)
Mobility
 Residents 876 (80.7) 265 (78.4) 1141 (80.2)
 Migrants 170 (15.7) 55 (16.3) 225 (15.8)
 Visitors 39 (3.6) 18 (5.3) 57 (4.0)
Occupation
 Employed 520 (47.9) 192 (56.8) 712 (50.0)
 Not employed 565 (52.1) 146 (43.2) 711 (50.0)