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Table 1 Characteristics of PLHIV not on ART

From: Self-care practices and experiences of people living with HIV not receiving antiretroviral therapy in an urban community of Lusaka, Zambia: implications for HIV treatment programmes

Characteristic No. of PLHIV who dropped out of ART No. of PLHIV never on ART
Age (Years)   
18-24 5 4
25-34 11 18
35-44 3 14
>44 6 1
Sex   
Male 8 13
Female 17 24
Marital status   
Single 4 5
Married 12 22
Divorced/separated 7 6
Widowed   4
Source of livelihood   
Formal employment 4 5
Informal employment 15 27
Not working/dependant 6 5
Time on treatment   
<12 months 8 -
1-<2 years 6 -
2-<3 years 6 -
3-<4 years 2 -
≥4 years 3 -
Duration not on treatment (up to time of interview)   
6-<12 months 10 17
1-<2 years 8 10
2-<3 years 5 6
3-<4 years 2 4
4-<5 years - -
≥5 years - -