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Table 1 Baseline demographics and clinical characteristics

From: Long-term adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a South African adult patient cohort: a retrospective study

Variable Total (n = 270)
Demographics
 Age (years), median (IQR) 34 (29–40)
 Female (%) 148 (54.8)
 Educationa
  Primary school or less (%) 58 (21.5)
  Secondary school not complete (%) 123 (45.6)
  Secondary school complete (%) 88 (32.6)
 Head of household (%) 179 (66.3)
 Primary breadwinner (%)a 190 (70.4)
 Stable partner (%) 46 (17.0)
 Employed, full or part time (%) 164 (60.7)
 Access to tap water and electricity (%)a 236 (87.4)
 Tested for HIV prior to enrolment (%)b 134 (49.6)
 Disclosed HIV status (%)b 154 (57.0)
Clinical Characteristics
 CD4+ count (cells/mm3)c, median (IQR) 145 (75–249)
 Viral Load (copies/mL)cd, median (IQR) 141,000 (37757–386,000)
 WHO Stage
  Stage 3 (%) 254 (94.1)
  Stage 4 (%) 16 (5.9)
  1. a 1 missing data
  2. b 9 missing data
  3. c 4 missing data
  4. d measured at visit prior to or at initiation of ART