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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Health insurance for patients with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam: coverage and barriers

  Rural Urban Total P-value
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Sex
 Male 145 56.2 520 59.4 665 58.7 0.36
 Female 113 43.8 355 40.6 468 41.3
Education
  < Elementary 53 20.5 179 20.5 232 20.5 0.03
 Secondary 109 42.3 309 35.3 418 36.9
 High 80 31 282 32.2 362 32
  > Vocational 16 6.2 105 12 121 10.7
Marital status
 Single 26 10.1 143 16.3 169 14.9 0.01
 Live with spouse/partner 178 69 515 58.9 693 61.2
 Divorced/widow 54 20.9 217 24.8 271 23.9
Religion
 Cult of ancestors 222 86.1 779 89.03 1001 88.4 0.03
 Buddhism and Protestant 12 4.6 52 5.94 64 5.6
 Catholic 24 9.3 44 5.03 68 6.0
Employment
 Unemployed 47 18.2 185 21.1 232 20.5 <0.01
 Self-employed 98 38 371 42.4 469 41.4
 White collars 13 5 67 7.7 80 7.1
 Workers, Farmers 94 36.4 188 21.5 282 24.9
 Other jobs 6 2.3 64 7.3 70 6.2
ART
 Currently receiving ART 249 98.0 801 95.4 1050 96.0 0.06
 Pre-ART 5 2.0 39 4.6 44 4.0
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Age 35.6 6.6 35.5 7 35.5 6.9 0.79