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Table 1 Participant characteristics at baseline

From: Finding meaning in life while living with HIV: validation of a novel HIV meaningfulness scale among HIV-infected participants living in Tennessee

Characteristic Mean (SD) Frequency (%)
Age 41.7 (2.0)  
Male   91 (73)
Heterosexual   62 (49)
Race   
African American   75 (61)
Caucasian   48 (39)
Employment status   
Employed Full/Part Time   31 (25)
On Disability   34 (37)
Annual Income ≤ $10,000   88 (71)
Years with HIV 8.1 (5.6)  
CD4 cell count1 432 (338)  
Diagnosed with AIDS   40 (31)
Years with AIDS 2.3 (0.5)  
Sexual Transmission   98 (80)
  1. 1CD4 cell counts were only available for 75 participants.