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Table 1 Prevalence of disclosure status by demographic characteristics among PLWHA (N = 270)

From: HIV serostatus disclosure among people living with HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania

    Disclosure status  
Socio-demographic characteristic Category N Yes n (%) No n (%) P-value
Sex Females 195 182 (93.3) 13 (6.7) 0.9777
  Males 75 70 (93.3) 5 (6.7)  
Age < 30 years 32 27 (84.4) 5 (15.6) 0.0304
  > 30 years 238 225 (94.5) 13 (5.5)  
Education Informal 43 40 (93.0) 3 (7.0) 0.6679
  Primary 199 186 (93.5) 13 (6.5)  
  Secondary 26 24 (92.3) 2 (7.7)  
  College/university 2 2 (100) 0 (0)  
Marital status Single 9 8 (88.9) 1 (11.1) 0.5845
  Married 119 111 (93.3) 8 (6.7)  
  Cohabiting 32 28 (87.5) 4 (12.5)  
  Widow(er) 63 60 (95.2) 3 (4.8)  
  Divorced 47 45 (95.7) 2 (4.3)  
Occupation Employed 197 183 (92.9) 14 (7.1) 0.6679
  Self-employed 33 32 (97.0) 1 (3.0)  
  No specific job 40 37 (92.5) 3 (7.5)