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Table 4 Legal issues by HIV status

From: Legal knowledge, needs, and assistance seeking among HIV positive and negative women in Umlazi, South Africa

Legal Problem Total (n = 1480 unless otherwise noted) HIV + (n = 571) HIV - (n = 909)
Housing 56 (4) 19 (3) 37 (4)
Obtaining employment*** (n = 1474) 169 (11) 84 (15) 85 (9)
Obtaining residence permit 24 (2) 12 (2) 12 (1)
Obtaining ID document 101 (7) 46 (8) 55 (6)
Making a will 1 (.07) 0 (0) 1 (.11)
Discrimination    
 Work 51 (4) 19 (3) 32 (4)
 School*** 15 (1) 1 (.18) 14 (2)
 Health care*** 16 (1) 11 (2) 5 (1)
Relationship issues    
 Abusive partner (n = 1475) 79 (5) 37 (6) 42 (5)
 Divorce/separation 2 (.14) 1 (.18) 1 (.11)
 Maintenance*** (n = 1475) 67 (5) 34 (6) 33 (4)
 Custody (n = 1475) 11 (.75) 7 (1) 4 (.44)
  1. ***indicates significant difference in proportions where p < .05
  2. Data are expressed as No.(%)