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Table 1 Weighted percentages and unweighted sample sizes for demographic, SES and HIV service utilisation in Edendale and Vulindlela, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa for 2014/2015 survey (n = 9812) and 2015/2016 survey (n = 10,236)

From: Impact of HIV testing and treatment services on risky sexual behaviour in the uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

  Survey 2014/2015 Survey 2015/2016
% n % n
Sex
 Male 48.2 3547 48.2 3895
 Female 51.8 6265 51.8 6341
Age of respondent
 15–24 years 39.0 3696 39.0 4107
 25–34 years 34.4 3197 34.4 3549
 35–49 years 26.6 2919 26.6 2580
Highest education level attained
 Didn’t finish sec. schoolb 54.9 5246 54.8 5577
 Completed sec. school 39.8 4009 38.9 3979
 Tertiary education 5.3 552 6.3 677
Food security in household
 Food insecure 18.2 1740 39.4 3998
 Moderate food insecurity 9.1 880 19.3 1996
 Food secure 72.7 7192 41.3 4242
Main income in the householda
 Salary/wage 52.7 5194 58.2 5974
 Pension/grant 28.1 2625 32.1 3258
 No income 7.3 762 3.1 314
Current marital status
 Married 8.9 862 10.9 1106
 Unmarried 91.1 8950 89.1 9130
> 1 mo. away from home in previous 12 mo.
 Yes 10.4 1021 8.0 815
 No 89.6 8755 92.0 9412
Ever tested for HIV
 Did not test 24.5 2547 13.1 1184
 Tested for HIV 75.5 7265 86.9 9047
Number of HIV tests in previous 12 mo.
 1 28.3 2071 24.1 2075
 2 20.9 1477 18.7 1666
 3 19.4 1398 18.0 1661
 4 9.8 770 10.7 981
 ≥ 5 21.6 1483 28.5 2664
Self-reported HIV status
 Negative 70.0 4708 71.1 6156
 Positive 30.0 2367 28.9 2763
HIV status (laboratory derived)
 Negative 63.7 5843 64.8 6366
 Positive 36.3 3969 35.2 3870
ART take-up
 Not on ART 57.7 2377 44.7 1695
 On ART 42.3 1592 55.3 2175
Received emotional support
 No 61.0 1459 53.4% 1498
 Yes 39.0 908 46.6% 1265
Had a treatment buddy
 No 78.0 1822 71.3% 1978
 Yes 22.0 545 28.7% 785
Received home-based care
 No 89.6 2138 78.0% 2160
 Yes 10.4 229 22.0% 603
  1. aOnly three most prevalent forms of household income reported for the sake of brevity
  2. bThis includes individuals who have no schooling, only primary schooling or incomplete secondary schooling. These categories were collapsed as the level of vulnerability is similar for all individuals who don’t complete secondary schooling