Table 2

Participants demographic and clinical characteristics

Clients
Frequency (n=55)%
Age (years)Median (IQR)31 (27 to 37)
GenderMale2443.6
Female3156.4
EthnicityBlack African55100.0
Educational levelNone or primary school23.6
Did not pass secondary school1425.5
Passed secondary school2749.1
Some tertiary education1221.8
EmployedYes2952.7
No2647.3
Income in ZAR per month
(approximate USD)
<1000 (70)2341.8
1000 to 4000 (70 to 280)2036.4
>4000 (280)1221.8
Has a regular/stable partnerYes4276.4
No1323.6
Number of childrenNone1018.1
One or more4581.8
Disclosed HIV status to anyoneYes5294.6
No35.5
Travel time to clinic >1 hourYes712.7
No4887.2
Distance travelled to clinic ≤5 kilometresYes4480.0
No1120.0
Primary method of travel to clinicWalking35.5
Public transport4989.1
Private transport35.5
VL <1000 copies/mlYes4910.9
No689.1
Collected ART in CCMDDYes3258.2
No2341.8
Healthcare providers
Age (years)Median (IQR)39 (36 to 42)
GenderMale225.0
Female675.0
ProfessionProfessional nurse450.0
Enrolled nurse450.0
  • .ART, antiretroviral therapy; CCMDD, Centralised Chronic Medication Dispensing and Distribution; USD, United Stated Dollar; VL, viral load; ZAR, South African Rand.