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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adolescents (aged 10–19 years*) living with HIV (aged 10–19 years), South Africa 2017

From: Past and current status of adolescents living with HIV in South Africa, 2005–2017

Variables N %
Population group
 Black African 394 95.4
 White 4 3.4
 Coloured 9 1.2
 Indian/Asian 0 0
School attendance*
 Yes 133 79.1
 No 30 20.9
Employment status**
 Unemployed 232 99.3
 Employed 6 0.7
Locality type
 Urban 148 53.2
 Rural informal (tribal areas) 210 42.5
 Rural formal (farms) 49 4.3
Province
 KwaZulu-Natal 180 27.0
 Gauteng 36 18.5
 Eastern Cape 27 12.2
 Mpumalanga 92 17.5
 Limpopo 16 6.3
 North-West 20 5.9
 Western Cape 11 7.0
 Free State 17 5.1
 Northern Cape 8 0.6
  1. *Age (weighted): mean (14 years), interquartile range (12–17 years)
  2. **Among adolescents living with HIV aged 15–19 years