Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents (N=1026)

VariablesSample typeOverall
N (%)
P value (χ2)
Community sample n (%)ART clinic sample n (%)
SexMale256 (51.6)160 (30.2)416 (40.5)<0.001
Female240 (48.4)370 (69.8)610 (59.5)
Age<25 years109 (22)22 (4.1)131 (12.8)<0.001
25–44 years305 (61.5)382 (72.1)687 (66.9)
Above 44 years82 (16.5)126 (23.8)208 (20.3)
Family sizeOne (alone)100 (20.2)124 (23.4)224 (21.8)0.29
Two to five352 (70.9)369 (69.6)721 (70.3)
More than five44 (8.9)37 (7)81 (7.9)
Family income compared with othersBetter20 (4)13 (2.5)33 (3.2)<0.001
Average257 (51.8)138 (26)395 (38.5)
Poor219 (44.2)379 (71.5)598 (58.3)
Marital statusMarried276 (55.6)235 (44.3)511 (49.8)<0.001
Single155 (31.3)47 (8.9)202 (19.7)
Divorced47 (9.5)188 (35.5)235 (22.9)
Widowed18 (3.6)60 (11.3)78 (7.6)
EducationUnable to read and write138 (27.8)165 (31.1)303 (29.5)0.2
Informal education61 (12.3)79 (14.9)140 (13.6)
Elementary school99 (20)103 (19.4)202 (19.7)
Secondary school126 (25.4)106 (20)232 (22.6)
College and above72 (14.5)77 (14.5)149 (14.5)
  • ART, antiretroviral therapy.