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Table 1 Characteristics of the caregivers that participated in the focus group discussions

From: Challenges faced by caregivers of virally non-suppressed children on the intensive adherence counselling program in Uganda: a qualitative study

Characteristic Frequency (N)
Age in years
 15 to 25 4
 26 to 34 10
 35 to 49 16
  > 50 7
Sex
 Female 29
 Male 8
HIV Status
 HIV Positive 28
 HIV negative 9
Relationship to Child
 Biological parents 25
 Related to child 9
 Well wishers 3
Place of residence
 Urban 21
 Rural 16
Directly Observe Medication
 Yes 32
 No 4
Lives with the Child
 Yes 35
 No 2
Occupation
 Peasant Farmers 12
 Petty Trade 14
 Housewife 7
 Professional 2
 Students 2