Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristic of respondents
Socio-demographics Number (n=346) Percentage (%)
Sex
  Male 182 52.6
  Female 164 47.4
Age (year) Mean: 36.5±7.6; Min: 20; Max: 66
  ≤ 35 166 47.9
  36-45 139 40.2
  ≥46 41 11.9
Educational attainment
  Illiterate 32 9.3
  Primary school 136 39.3
  Secondary school 144 41.6
  University 34 9.8
Working status
  No job 82 23.7
  Self employed 195 56.4
  Government staff 18 5.2
  Private staff 51 14.7
Monthly income (Lao kip) (n=264) Range: 50,000-10,000,000
  ≤ 200,000 66 25.0
  200,001-1,000,000 133 50.4
  ≥1,000,001 65 24.6
Marital status
  Single 61 17.6
  Married 212 61.3
  Separated/Divorced 46 13.3
  Widowed 27 7.8
Duration since HIV diagnosed (months) Mean:46.7±30.1; Min: 3; Max: 168
  ≤ 36 151 43.6
  37-60 90 26.0
  >60 105 30.4
No. of people living in the same house Mean:4.7±2.3; Min: 1; Max: 15
  1 10 2.9
  2-5 228 65.9
  >5 108 31.2
Person(s) living in the same house
  Live alone 10 2.9
  Parent 110 31.8
  Spouse/partners 168 48.6
  Children 25 7.2
  Relative/friend 33 9.5
Disclosed HIV status
  No 22 6.4
  Yes 324 93.6

Hansana et al.

Hansana et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:617   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-617

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