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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of caregivers and children on ART, Kabale, Uganda 2014

From: Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected children in Kabale district, Uganda: a cross sectional study

Characteristic Frequency (n = 153) Proportion (%)
Age of child
 0–4 years 23 14.94
 5–10 years 66 42.86
 11–14 years 65 42.21
Gender of child
 Female 86 56.21
 Male 67 43.79
Age of care giver
 ≤ 20 years 23 14.94
 21–30 years 42 27.27
 31–40 years 62 40.26
 > 41 years 27 17.53
Sex of care giver
 Female 113 73.86
 Male 40 26.14
Level of education of care giver
 None 23 15.03
 Primary 58 37.91
 Secondary 39 25.49
 Tertiary 33 21.57
Occupation of care giver
 Peasant 70 47.62
 Small business operator 37 25.17
 Civil servant 25 17.01
 Othera 15 9.8
Care giver relationship with child
 Biological parent 120 78.43
 Sibling 5 3.27
 Other relative 27 17.65
 Not related 1 0.65
  1. aOther (students, housewife, petty jobs)