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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Study Participants in Harare City, 2017

From: Virological failure among adolescents on ART, Harare City, 2017- a case-control study

Variable Category Cases (%) Controls (%) p value
Sex Female 54 (53) 63(62) 0.20
Male 48(47) 39(38)  
Marital Status Married 7(6) 8 (8) 0.80
Single 95(94) 94(92)  
Residence High 74 (72) 75 (73) 0.76
Medium 22 (22) 22 (22) 0.78
Low 6 (6) 5 (5) Referent
Education Primary 16(16) 15(15) 0.56
Secondary 76(75) 73(72) 0.50
Tertiary 10(9) 13(13) Referent
Employment Informal 7(7) 6(6) 0.42
None 45(45) 27(26) 0.16
Student 48(46) 65(64) 0.66
Formal 2(2) 4(4) Referent
Religion Pentecostal 38 (34) 31(27) 0.69
Apostolic 11(11) 9(9) 0.79
Orthodox 21 (22) 32(33) 0.20
None 32(33) 30(31) Referent
Orphan Status Double orphan 40(39) 26(26) 0.10
Orphan mother 14(14) 8(8) 0.053
Orphan father 23(22) 30(30) 0.82
Not orphan 25(25) 38(36) Referent
Living status Orphanage home 47(46) 67(66) 0.38
Other caregivers 45(44) 31(30) 0.07
Living with partner 8(8) 3(3) 0.05
Living with parents 2(2) 1(1) Referent
Age in years Median age 18(Q1 = 16; Q3 = 19) 18(Q1 = 16;Q3 = 19)
Duration on ART Median months 52(Q1 = 28; Q3 = 76) 41(Q1 = 23;Q3 = 60)
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