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Table 1 Characteristics of Respondents (n = 941)

From: Characterizing the disability experience among adults living with HIV: a structural equation model using the HIV disability questionnaire (HDQ) within the HIV, health and rehabilitation survey

Characteristic Number (%)
Gender
 Men 740 (79%)
 Women 159 (17%)
 Transgender 19 (2%)
 Two-spirited 15 (2%)
Age
 Age (median; IQR) 48 years (39–54 years)
 50 years or older 405 (43%)
Born in Canada 692 (74%)
Living in a Metropolitan Area (defined as > 500,000 people) 636 (68%)
Living Alone 511 (54%)
Year of Diagnosis (median; IQR) 2000 (1992–2007)
Diagnosed Prior to 1996 323 (34%)
Taking Antiretroviral Medications 851 (90%)
Undetectable Viral Load (≤50 copies / mL) 572 (61%)
Self-Reported General Health Status
 Poor 28 (3%)
 Fair 147 (16%)
 Good 341 (36%)
 Very Good 274 (29%)
 Excellent 148 (16%)
Comorbidities
 Number of Concurrent Health Conditions (median; IQR) 3 (1–6)
 Living with 2 or more concurrent health conditions in addition to HIV 518 (72%)
  1. IQR interquartile range;
  2. Not all values add to the total sample size of 941 due to missing responses