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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of PLWHAs and healthy individuals

From: Assessing the measurement invariance of the 10-item Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale and Beck Anxiety Inventory questionnaires across people living with HIV/AIDS and healthy people

Variable PLWHA Healthy  
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD P value
Age 39.68 ± 7.92 42.67 ± 6.78 < 0.001
  Number (%) Number (%) P value*
Sex    
Male 96 (64) 253 (50.6) < 0.001
Female 54 (36) 247 (49.4)  
Education    
Under diploma 11 (7.3) 130 (26) < 0.001
Above diploma 137 (91.4) 341 (68.2)  
Missing 2 (1.3) 29 (5.8)  
Job    
Employed 60 (40) 184 (36.8) 0.533
Unemployed 77 (51.3) 267 (53.4)  
Missing 13 (8.7) 49 (9.8)  
  1. *p value based on Chi-square statistics
  2. P value based on independent samples t test