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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of people living with HIV on ART by HIV-acquisition risk category

From: Measuring the uptake of continuous care among people living with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy and social determinants of the uptake of continuous care in the southwest of China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Total (n = 702) HIV-acquisition risk category p-value
Heterosexuals (n = 239) MSM (n = 231) PWID (n = 232)
Age (years)  < 0.001††
 18–34 34.8 25.1 70.6 9.1  
 35–49 46.2 43.1 24.2 71.1  
 50 +  19.1 31.8 5.2 19.8  
Sex  < 0.001
 Male 69.4 43.1 100.0 65.9  
 Female 30.6 56.9 0.0 34.1  
Ethnicity 0.505
 Han 83.9 85.8 81.8 84.1  
 Other 16.1 14.2 18.2 15.9  
Religious belief 0.107
 With 16.1 13.8 14.3 20.3  
 Without 83.9 86.2 81.8 79.7  
Marital status  < 0.001
 Married 44.3 64.9 19.9 47.4  
 Single 35.3 8.4 73.2 25.4  
 Divorced 15.7 17.2 6.9 22.8  
 Widowed 4.7 9.6 0.0 4.3  
Residence  < 0.001
 Rural 9.8 10.0 6.5 12.9  
 Urban 75.2 78.7 81.4 65.5  
 Suburban 15.0 11.3 12.1 21.6  
Employment status  < 0.001
 Unemployed 44.9 46.4 18.6 69.4  
 Employed 55.1 53.6 81.4 30.6  
Education level  < 0.001
 Primary school or below 24.8 39.7 6.1 28.0  
 Secondary school 34.9 35.1 17.7 51.7  
 High school 17.7 15.1 21.6 16.4  
 University or equivalent 22.6 10.0 54.5 3.9  
Medical insurance  < 0.001
 Uninsured 7.3 6.3 7.4 8.2  
 NRCMI 44.3 59.0 33.8 39.7  
 UEBMI 17.9 11.7 36.4 6.0  
 URBMI 30.5 23.0 22.5 46.1  
SES 0.037††
 Low 33.3 36.4 25.5 37.9  
 Middle 33.3 31.6 37.2 31.0  
 High 33.3 31.8 37.2 31.0  
HIV-related stigma 44.0 (41.0, 47.0) 44.0 (41.0, 47.0) 44.0 (41.0,46.5) 45.0 (41.0, 47.2) 0.071
SSQN 1.2 (0.7, 2.0) 1.0 (0.5, 1.8) 1.7 (0.8, 2.5) 1.0 (0.5, 2.0)  < 0.001
  1. Data are column percentage or median (IQR). MSM men who have sex with men, PWID people who inject drugs, NRCMI New Rural Cooperative Medical Insurance, UEBMI Urban Employees Basic Medical Insurance, URBMI Urban Residents Basic Medical Insurance, SES socioeconomic status. SSQN, social support questionnaire number. ††Multinomial Cochran-Armitage trend test