Sex of the respondent
    Male Female
Attributes of respondents Number % Number %
Type of locality Cities 727 7.2 1326 10.8
Towns 687 6.8 387 3.2
Urban Villages 2939 29.2 4739 38.7
Rural 5713 56.8 5786 47.3
Highest education level None 4792 47.6 3497 28.6
Non- Formal 134 1.3 61 0.5
Primary 4134 41.1 6690 54.7
Junior Secondary 761 7.6 1244 10.2
Senior Secondary 6 0.1 53 0.4
Higher 239 2.4 694 5.7
Employment status Full-time employed 4336 43.1 1604 13.1
Self-employed 297 2.9 963 7.9
Part-time employment 416 4.1 292 2.4
Working at own land/cattle post 2721 27.0 3286 26.9
Actively seeking work 1090 10.8 993 8.1
Too old to work 0 0.0 1978 16.2
Too sick to work 533 5.3 985 8.0
Pensioner 244 2.4 453 3.7
Student 429 4.3 1684 13.8
Age in completed years 50-54 3123 31.0 6261 51.2
55-59 4938 49.1 4154 33.9
60-64 2005 19.9 1823 14.9
Marital status Married 5119 50.9 2331 19.0
Never married 1719 17.1 5377 43.9
Living together/cohabiting 2188 21.7 1314 10.7
Separated 49 0.5 123 1.0
Divorced 113 1.1 654 5.3
Widowed 878 8.7 2440 19.9
Husband/wife live with you Daily 4806 65.8 2733 75.0
Weekly 2501 34.2 912 25.0
Taken an alcoholic drink in the last 12 months Yes 3940 39.1 2744 22.4
No 6126 60.9 9494 77.6
Age when first married or started living together 10-19 396 4.7 1622 23.6
20-29 1538 18.4 2807 40.9
30-39 2401 28.8 770 11.2
40-49 3041 36.4 1341 19.6
50-59 883 10.6 234 3.4
60-69 87 1 87 1.3
Number of years married or living together 0-9 4064 55.6 1703 46.7
10-19 1563 21.4 421 11.5
20-29 1681 23 992 27.2
30-39 0 0 529 14.5
Table 2: Characteristics of the older adults who are HIV by sex of older adult (N=22304).
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