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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of PLWH in Kermanshah

From: Quality of life of HIV-infected individuals: insights from a study of patients in Kermanshah, Iran

Variables Male Female Total
Gender 225(61.8) 139(38.2) 364(100)
Age in years
 Mean (SD) 40.91(10.47) 39.07(10.35) 40.21(10.45)
Education level n(%)
 Illiterate 9(4) 25(18) 34(9.3)
 Primary education 53(23.6) 43(30.9) 96(26.4)
 Secondary education 97(43.1) 41(29.5) 138(37.9)
 University 66(29.3) 30(21.6) 96(26.4)
Marital status n(%)
Single 82(36.4) 7(5) 89(24.5)
Married 103(45.8) 71(51.1) 171(47)
Divorced 37(16.4) 13(9.4) 50(13.7)
Widow 3(1.3) 48(34.5) 51(14)
HIV status n(%)
vAsymptomatic 13(5.8) 28(20.1) 41(11.3)
 Symptomatic 27(12) 19(13.7) 46(12.6)
 AIDS 185(82.2) 92(66.2) 277(76.1)
Infection period n(%)
  > 5 years 37(16.4) 25(18) 62(17)
  ≤ 5 years 188(83.6) 114(82) 302(83)
HIV transmission n(%)
 Sex with a male or female 28(18.06) 127(81.9) 155(42.6)
 Injecting drugs 164(99.4) 1(0.6) 165(45.3)
 Other 33(75.0) 11(25.0) 44(12.1)
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