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Table 1 Socio-demographic and work place characteristics of lay counsellors

From: Evaluation of the HIV lay counselling and testing profession in South Africa

Variable (N=32) n (%)
Sex  
Males 5 (15.6)
Females 27 (84.4)
Age (years)  
19-24 3 (9.4)
25-35 16 (50.0)
36-40 3 (9.4)
40>  
Geographical type of the lay counsellor’s work-place
Urban area 5 (15.6)
Peri urban area 9 (28.1)
Informal settlement 1 (3.1)
Rural area 17 (53.1)
HIV Counselling and Testing type of the lay counsellor’s workplace
Hospitals 7 (21.8)
Health care clinics 19 (59.4)
Standalone HCT sites 3 (9.4)
Mobile HCT service 2 (6.3)
Community centres 1 (3.1)