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Table 3 Demographic Characteristics of Caregivers and Health Care Workers

From: ‘There are no more secrets’: acceptability of a family-centered model of care for HIV positive children in Eswatini

Characteristics of caregivers (N = 25)
  n (%)
Age (years) Median = 38 (Range: 24–63)
Sex
 Female 23 (92)
 Male 2 (8)
Highest level of school attended
 Primary and lower 12 (48)
 Secondary and higher 13 (52)
Marital status
 Never married 8 (32)
 Married, non-polygamous 10 (40)
 Married, polygamous marriage 4 (16)
 Cohabiting 3 (12)
Employment status
 Unemployed 19 (76)
 Employed 6 (24)
Relationship to child
 Biological parent 16 (64)
Family members enrolled in FCCM
 Two (caregiver and child) 19 (76)
 Three or more family members 6 (24)
Child currently on ART
 Yes 25 (100)
Caregiver currently on ART
 Yes 25 (100)
Characteristics of Health Care Workers (HCWs) (N = 17)
  n (%)
Sex
 Female 14 (82)
 Male 3 (18)
Highest level of school attended
 Secondary 2 (12)
 High School 1 (6)
 Tertiary 14 (81)
Current role in health facility
 Senior Nurse 1 (6)
 Midwife 6 (35)
 General Nurse 1 (6)
 Nursing Assistant 1 (6)
 Expert Client 6 (35)
 Nursing Sister 2 (12)