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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of PLHIV respondents

From: Improving public health service delivery response to address contraceptive needs of socio-economically disadvantaged HIV positive people in Maharashtra, India

Variable Percentage (%)
(n = 556)
Age   Male Female
19–25 3.4 24.3
26–32 27.5 42.8
33–40 49.3 30.8
41–45 19.8 2.2
Educational status Illiterate 12.4 16.0
Primary & Middle 24.3 34.7
High school & intermediate 48.4 41.9
Graduate 8.8 4.9
Professional degree 6.1 2.5
Occupation Skilled & semi-skilled 37.9 3.6
Unskilled 36.0 90.1
Professional or semi-professional 2.7 1.4
Business, farmer, clerical 22.8 4.7
Unemployed 0.5 0.2
Place of residence Urban slum 18.9
Urban non-slum 51.3
Rural 29.7
Socio-economic classification of the family Modified Kuppuswamy classification, 2019
Upper 0.0
Upper-middle 6.8
Lower-middle 46.9
Upper-lower 45.0
Lower 1.3