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Table 2 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics associated with HIV disease progression

From: Socio-economic determinants of disease progression among HIV infected adults in Kenya

Independent variable Disease progression after two years n (%) No Disease progression after two years n (%) p value
Sex    
 Male 21 (34.4) 40 (65.6) 0.058
 Female 57 (22.7) 194 (77.3)  
Age    
 24 years 12 (22.2) 42 (77.8) 0.685
 25-34years 42 (24.0) 133 (76.0)  
 35-44years 20 (30.8) 45 (69.2)  
 >45 years 4 (22.2) 14 (77.8)  
Level of education    
 None 4 (20) 16 (80) 0.754
 Primary 30 (23.4) 98 (76.6)  
 Secondary 28 (25.2) 83 (74.8)  
 Tertiary 16 (30.2) 37 (69.8)  
Housing settlement    
 Informal settlement 27 (23.3) 89 (76.7) 0.438
 Formal settlement 51 (26.7) 140 (73.3)  
 Not sure 0 (0) 5 (100)  
Daily income for expenditure    
 Less than 1$ 44 (32.6) 91 (67.4) 0.004
 Between 1$-5$ 30 (22.9) 101 (77.1)  
 >5$ 4 (8.7) 42 (91.3)  
Treatment arm    
 Placebo 45 (31.7) 97 (68.3) 0.013
 Acyclovir 33 (19.4) 137 (80.6)