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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of the study participants (n = 831)

From: Viral suppression among HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral therapy in northwestern Nigeria: an eleven-year review of tertiary care centre records, January 2009–December 2019

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Current age (years)
 18–27 56 6.7
 28–37 295 35.5
 38–47 305 36.7
 48–57 138 16.6
 58–67 34 4.1
 68–77 2 0.2
  ≥ 78 1 0.1
Gender
 Male 253 30.4
 Female 578 69.6
Occupation
 Business 7 0.8
 Employed 114 13.7
 Retired 1 0.12
 Unemployed 709 85.3
Marital status
 Divorced 56 6.7
 Married 653 78.6
 Single 56 6.7
 Widowed 66 7.9
Educational status
 Qur'anic 12 1.4
 Primary 163 19.6
 Secondary 536 64.5
 Tertiary 104 12.5
 None 16 1.9
Location
 Far from aFMCK (≥ 100 km) 63 7.6
 Near from FMCK (< 100 km) 768 92.4
  1. aFMCK-Federal Medical Centre, Katsina