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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of PWID in Kigali, Rwanda, N:307

From: Injection drug use practices and HIV infection among people who inject drugs in Kigali, Rwanda: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic N % Not living with HIV
N (%)
Living with HIV
N (%)
Age in years*     
 18–24 83 27.2 80 (96.4) 3 (3.6)
 25–34 188 61.6 167 (88.8) 21 (11.2)
 ≥35 34 11.2 30 (88.2) 4 (11.8)
Biological sex     
 Female 56 18.2 48 (85.7) 8 (14.3)
 Male 251 81.8 230 (91.6) 21 (8.4)
Education     
 Primary education or less 47 15.3 40 (85.1) 7 (14.9)
 Some secondary education 79 25.7 76 (96.2) 3 (3.8)
 Completed secondary or above 181 58.9 162 (89.5) 19 (10.5)
Marital status**     
 Single 252 82.9 232 (92.1) 20 (7.9)
 Cohabitating/Married 33 10.8 31 (93.9) 2 (6.1)
 Divorced/Separated/Widow 19 6.3 12 (63.2) 7 (36.8)
Occupation     
 Unemployed 169 55 154 (91.1) 15 (8.9)
 Student 10 3.3 10 (100) 0 (0)
 Part time/Full time employee 128 41.7 114 (89.1) 14 (10.9)
Self-reported sexual orientation***     
 Heterosexual 215 70.3 198 (92.1) 17 (7.9)
 Homosexual 35 11.4 31 (88.6) 4 (11.4)
 Bisexual 56 18.3 48 (85.7) 8 (14.3)
  1. * Data missing for n=2; ** Data missing for n=3; *** Data missing for n=1