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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Comparing self-reported medication adherence measures with hair antiretroviral concentration among people living with HIV in Guangxi, China

CharacteristicsAll samplesMaleFemale
n (%)268 (100%)185 (69.4%)83 (30.6%)
Age (M ± SD), years41.9 ± 7.842.1 ± 7.541.6 ± 8.36
Ethnicity, n (%)   
 Han188 (70.1%)135 (73.0%)53 (63.9%)
 Others80 (29.9)50 (27.0%)30 (36.1%)
Education, n (%)   
 Elementary school or below128 (47.8%)78 (42.2%)50 (60.2%)
 Middle school113 (44.2%)87 (47.0%)26 (31.3%)
 High school or higher27 (10.1%)20 (10.8%)7 (8.4%)
Marital status, n (%)   
 Single27 (10.1%)26 (14.1%)1 (1.2%)
 Married/cohabitating213 (79.5%)145 (78.4%)67 (81.9%)
 Others28 (10.4%)14 (7.6%)14 (16.9%)
Work status, n (%)   
 Full-time employed156 (58.2%)121 (65.4%)35 (42.2%)
 Part-time employed51 (19.0%)24 (13.0%)27 (32.5%)
 Unemployed61 (22.8%)40 (21.6%)21 (25.3%)
Income per month, (yuan), n (%)   
 < 100051 (19.0%)41 (22.2%)10 (12.0%)
 1000–2999149 (55.6%)96 (51.9%)53 (63.9%)
 ≥ 300068 (25.4%)48 (25.9%)20 (24.1%)
ART regimen   
 TDF based first-line ART, n (%)251 (93.7%)179 (96.8%)72 (86.7%)
 TDF based second-line ART, n (%)17 (6.3%)6 (3.2%)11 (13.3%)
Duration of HIV diagnosis, median (range), months17.5 (2–37)17 (2–37)18 (3–34)
Duration of TDF-based ART, median (range), months16.5 (1–36)16 (1–36)18 (2–34)
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation, TDF tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, ART antiretroviral therapy