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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 2760 HIV-positive women enrolled in the main survey

From: Missed opportunities for family planning counselling among HIV-positive women receiving HIV Care in Uganda

  Region
CharacteristicTotal, N = 2760 (%)Kampala, N = 525 (%)Central, N = 533 (%)Eastern, N = 574 (%)Western, N = 550 (%)Northern, N = 578 (%)
Age
 15–24240 (8.7)71 (13.5)45 (8.4)32 (5.6)43 (7.8)49 (8.5)
 25–29420 (15.2)105 (20)77 (14.4)73 (12.7)86 (15.6)79 (13.7)
 30–391284 (46.5)239 (45.5)252 (47.3)299 (52.1)255 (46.4)239 (41.3)
 40–49816 (29.6)110 (21)159 (29.8)170 (29.6)166 (30.2)211 (36.5)
Health Facility of Enrolment
 Hospital810 (29.4)97 (18.5)163 (30.8)159 (27.7)178 (32.5)213 (36.9)
 HC IV850 (30.9)47 (9.0)140 (26.4)234 (40.8)213 (38.9)216 (37.4)
 HC III838 (30.4)228 (43.4)195 (36.8)137 (23.9)139 (25.4)139 (24.0)
 HC II200 (7.3)139 (26.5)1 (0.2)37 (6.4)18 (3.3)5 (0.9)
 Private health unit45 (1.6)14 (2.7)24 (4.5)7 (1.2)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Others12 (0.4)0 (0.0)7 (1.3)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)5 (0.9)
Religion
 Catholic1159 (42.0)178 (33.9)233 (43.7)171 (29.8)230 (41.8)347 (60.0)
 Anglican / Protestant874 (31.7)141 (26.9)156 (29.3)223 (38.9)212 (38.5)142 (24.6)
 Moslem323 (11.7)101 (19.2)72 (13.5)85 (14.8)22 (4.0)43 (7.4)
 Pentecostal / Born Again / Evangelical339 (12.3)92 (17.5)56 (10.5)90 (15.7)61 (11.1)40 (6.9)
 Others Religions57 (2.3)12 (2.3)15 (2.8)5 (0.9)20 (3.6)5 (0.9)
Marital status
 Never married39 (1.4)8 (1.5)1 (0.2)8 (1.4)9 (1.6)13 (2.2)
 In relationship but not married670 (24.3)168 (32.0)194 (36.4)77 (13.4)73 (13.3)158 (27.3)
 Married1600 (58.0)301 (57.3)258 (48.4)383 (66.7)347 (63.1)311 (53.8)
 Divorced/separated264 (9.6)36 (6.9)52 (9.8)54 (9.4)68 (12.4)54 (9.3)
 Widowed187 (6.8)12 (2.3)28 (5.3)52 (9.1)53 (9.6)42 (7.3)
Educationa
 No education453 (16.4)40 (7.6)85 (15.9)87 (15.2)99 (18.0)142 (24.6)
 Primary1585 (57.4)241 (45.9)322 (60.4)323 (56.3)358 (65.1)341 (59)
 Secondary656 (23.8)208 (39.6)119 (22.3)160 (27.9)91 (16.5)78 (13.5)
 More than secondary58 (2.1)36 (6.9)5 (0.9)4 (0.7)1 (0.2)12 (2.1)
 Missing8 (0.3)0 (0.0)2 (0.4)0 (0.0)1 (0.2)5 (0.9)
Wealth quintile
 Lowest623 (22.6)13 (2.5)105 (19.7)153 (26.7)141 (25.6)211 (36.5)
 Second557 (20.2)23 (4.4)112 (21.0)142 (24.7)115 (20.9)165 (28.5)
 Middle537 (19.5)38 (7.2)107 (20.1)147 (25.6)129 (23.5)116 (20.1)
 Fourth541 (19.6)171 (32.6)119 (22.3)84 (14.6)112 (20.4)55 (9.5)
 Highest502 (18.2)280 (53.3)90 (16.9)48 (8.4)53 (9.6)31 (5.4)
Owns a radio
 No1035 (37.5)191 (36.4)157 (29.5)227 (39.5)203 (36.9)257 (44.5)
 Yes1725 (62.5)334 (63.6)376 (70.5)347 (60.5)347 (63.1)321 (55.5)
Owns a Television
 No2092 (75.8)182 (34.7)404 (75.8)501 (87.3)477 (86.7)528 (91.3)
 Yes668 (24.2)343 (65.3)129 (24.2)73 (12.7)73 (13.3)50 (8.7)
Owns a Cell phone
 No559 (20.3)38 (7.2)95 (17.8)138 (24.0)121 (22.0)167 (28.9)
 Yes2201 (79.7)487 (92.8)438 (82.2)436 (76.0)429 (78.0)411 (71.1)
Proximity (in Km) to health facility
 1–41122 (41.0)267 (51.0)227 (42.7)233 (40.8)179 (32.8)216 (38.2)
 5–9653 (23.8)108 (20.6)120 (22.6)137 (24.0)116 (21.2)172 (30.4)
 10–15330 (12.1)57 (10.9)47 (8.9)58 (10.2)90 (16.5)78 (13.8)
 15+633 (23.1)92 (17.6)137 (25.8)143 (25)161 (29.5)100 (17.7)
On antiretroviral therapy
 No82 (3.0)27 (5.2)0 (0.0)10 (1.7)27 (4.9)18 (3.1)
 Yes2667 (97.0)497 (94.8)529 (100.0)563 (98.3)523 (95.1)555 (96.9)
Duration on ART (Years)
 Not on ART251 (9.5)83 (16.8)57 (10.8)39 (7)39 (7.5)33 (6.0)
  < 1 year281 (10.6)56 (11.3)64 (12.1)54 (9.7)52 (10.0)55 (10.1)
  < 2 years345 (13.0)71 (14.4)70 (13.3)59 (10.6)71 (13.7)74 (13.5)
 2+ years1767 (66.8)284 (57.5)336 (63.8)405 (72.7)357 (68.8)385 (70.4)
Disclosed HIV status to partner
 No2313 (84.4)367 (70.6)414 (78.0)504 (88.3)479 (87.6)549 (96.3)
 Yes426 (15.6)153 (29.4)117 (22.0)67 (11.7)68 (12.4)21 (3.7)
Number of biological children
 0724 (26.2)124 (23.6)175 (32.8)124 (21.6)175 (31.8)126 (21.8)
 1135 (4.9)58 (11.0)21 (3.9)17 (3.0)17 (3.1)22 (3.8)
 2320 (11.6)101 (19.2)63 (11.8)44 (7.7)60 (10.9)52 (9.0)
 3400 (14.5)98 (18.7)63 (11.8)83 (14.5)81 (14.7)75 (13.0)
 4+1181 (42.8)144 (27.4)211 (39.6)306 (53.3)217 (39.5)303 (52.4)
Received any FP Counselling
 No656 (23.8)154 (29.3)145 (27.2)118 (20.6)100 (18.2)139 (24.0)
 Yes2104 (76.2)371 (70.7)388 (72.8)456 (79.4)450 (81.8)439 (76.0)
Number of FP Counselling Visits
 0656 (23.8)154 (29.3)145 (27.2)118 (20.6)100 (18.2)139 (24.0)
 1502 (18.2)118 (22.5)137 (25.7)56 (9.8)77 (14.0)114 (19.7)
 2688 (24.9)134 (25.5)156 (29.3)121 (21.1)113 (20.5)164 (28.4)
 3914 (33.1)119 (22.7)95 (17.8)279 (48.6)260 (47.3)161 (27.9)
  1. a Education categories refer to the highest level of education attended, whether or not that level was completed