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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics among the study participants (n = 90)

From: Evaluation of hepatic and kidney dysfunction among newly diagnosed HIV patients with viral hepatitis infection in Cape Coast, Ghana

Category Sub-category n (%) 95% CI
Age 18–35 20 (22.2) 26.3, 31.4
36–55 63 (70.0) 43.8, 46.5
56+ 7 (7.8) 55.5, 65.6
Sex Female 58 (64.4) 53.9, 73.8
Male 32 (35.6) 26.2, 46.1
Marital Status Married 76 (84.4) 75.2, 90.7
Widowed 2 (2.2) 0.5, 8.7
Single 10 (11.1) 6.0, 19.6
Divorced 1 (1.1) 0.2, 7.7
Cohabiting 1 (1.1) 0.2, 7.7
Occupational status Employed 85 (94.6) 88.6, 98.4
Student/unemployed 5 (4.4) 1.6, 11.4
Highest educational level None 50 (55.6) 45.0, 65.6
Basic 33 (36.7) 27.2, 47.3
Secondary 6 (6.7) 3.0, 14.2
Tertiary 1 (1.1) 0.2, 7.7
  1. Socio-economic determinants were presented as numbers and proportions [n (%)], with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI). None and basic: lower forms of education, secondary and tertiary: higher forms of education