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Table 1 Characteristics of Safer Conception Clients Overall and Clients Completing the Process Evaluation Survey

From: Clients’ experiences utilizing a safer conception service for HIV affected individuals: implications for differentiated care service delivery models

Characteristics Clients in overall cohort (n = 692) Clients completing process evaluation (n = 120)
Age, median (IQR) 34 [30–37] 33 [31–37]
Gender, n (%)
 Female 454 (66%) 78 (65%)
 Male 238 (34%) 42 (35%)
Nationality, n (%)
 South African 379 (55%) 67 (56%)
 Non-South African 313 (45%) 53 (44%)
Employment status, n (%)a
 Employed 490 (71%) 85 (71%)
 Unemployed 200 (29%) 35 (29%)
Education completed, n (%)
 Grade school or less 67 (10%) 13 (11%)
 9-12th grade 236 (34%) 38 (32%)
 Matriculated from high school 318 (46%) 61 (51%)
 Tertiary studies 66 (10%) 8 (6%)
Income, median ZAR [IQR]b 3300 [1500–5000] 3300 [1600–5150]
HIV Status, n (%)
 HIV-positive 591 (86%) 109 (91%)
 HIV-negative 99 (14%) 11 (9%)
On ART at baseline if HIV-positive, n (%)
 Yes 532 (90%) 100 (92%)
 No 60 (10%) 9 (8%)
Relationship sero-dynamics
 Sero-different 143 (30%) 39 (33%)
 HIV+ sero-same 219 (46%) 69 (57%)
 HIV+ client with partner of unknown status 117 (24%) 12 (10%)
  1. aData missing for n = 2. bData missing for n = 19.