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Table 1 Demographic information

From: Investigating the contributing factors to HIV/AIDS infection from the perspective of HIV-infected patients

  N (%) Mean ± SD; min–max
Sex   
Male 58(38.7) 43.5 ± 9.6; 10–73
Female 91 (60.7) 40.6 ± 7.05; 15–60
Age   
10–20 2 (1.3) 41.69 ± 8.21
21–30 7 (4.7)  
31–40 51 (34)  
41–50 74 (49.3)  
51–60 13 (8.7)  
> 60 2 (1.3)  
Province   
Fars 118 (78.66)  
Not fars 32 (21.3)  
Religion   
Muslim 147 (98)  
Non-Muslim 3 (2)  
Education   
Illiterate 4 (2.68)  
Primary education 116 (77.85)  
Diploma 23 (15.33)  
Academic 6 (4)  
Education place   
Shiraz 135 (90)  
Out of Shiraz 15 (10)  
Reason of leaving education   
Lack of interest 56 (40.87)  
Lack of possibilities 50 (36.49)  
Lack of support 16 (11.67)  
Unforeseen circumstances 15 (10.94)  
Married status   
Single 23 (15.33)  
Married 70 (46.66)  
Divorced 57 (38)  
How to get infected   
  Man Woman
Sex 2 (3.4) 1 (1.1)
Injection 48 (82.8) 2 (2.2)
Tattoo 1 (1.7) 0 (0)
Wife/husband 1 (1.7) 67 (73.6)
Mother child 2 (3.4) 2 (2.2)
Don’t know 4 (6.9) 19 (20.9)
Independent of family   
Yes 103 (68.7)  
No 44 (29.3)  
Missing 3 (2)  
Family size   
Small (1–3 child) 16 (10.7)  
Medium (4–10 children) 105(70)  
Large (> 10 children) 29 (19.3)  
Birth order   
First 40 (26.6)  
Meddle 73 (48.6)  
Last 37 (24.6)  
Parents   
Present 43 (28.7)  
Absent 107 (71.3)  
Parent’s job   
  Father Mother
Self-employee 105 (70) 1 (0.7)
Personnel 15 (10) 1 (0.7)
No job 25 (16.7) 0 (0)
Military 3 (2) 0 (0)
Housewives 0 (0) 147(98)
Parent's education   
  Father Mother
Illiterate 70 (46.7) 107 (71.3)
Primary education 72 (48) 41 (27.3)
Diploma 7 (4.7) 2 (1.3)
Academic 1 (0.7) 0 (0)