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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants and those who were lost to follow-up

From: Survival of people aged 50 years and older by HIV and HIV treatment status: findings from three waves of the SAGE-Wellbeing of Older People Study (SAGE-WOPS) in Uganda

Characteristic HIV-negative HIV-positive LTFU
HIV-negative HIV-positive
N (%) 274 (100%) 243 (100%) 36 (14.6%) 35 (14.4%)
Wave 1 266 (97.1%) 169 (69.5%) 34 21
Wave 2 214 (78.1%) 201 (82.7%) 2 14
Wave 3 205 (74.8%) 200 (82.3%)
Female sex 98 (35.8%) 102 (42.0%) 12 (16.9%) 16 (22.5%)
Married 95 (34.7%) 79 (32.5%) 7 (9.9%) 10 (14.1%)
Hypertensive 51 (18.6%) 20 (8.2%) 14 (19.7%) 4 (5.6%)
ART 0 (%) 155 (63.8%) 0 (0.0%) 26 (74.3%)
Age at entry; median (IQR) 69.2 (60–77) 56.6 (53–62) 69 (60–78) 57 (52–63)