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Table 2 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of adult HIV patients on first-line ART in Amhara regional referral hospitals, Ethiopia from September 2015 to December 2018 (N = 490)

From: Incidence and predictors of virological failure among adult HIV patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy in Amhara regional referral hospitals; Ethiopia: a retrospective follow-up study

Variables Frequency Percent
Age in year
 15–24 78 16
 25–34 196 40
 35–44 142 29
  > =45 74 15
Sex
 Male 203 41.43
 Female 287 58.57
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 440 89.8
 Muslim 36 7.35
 Othersa 14 2.85
Occupation
 Unemployed 104 21.22
 Employed 90 18.37
 Daily laborer 24 4.90
 Self-employed 272 55.51
Residency
 Urban 377 76.94
 Rural 113 23.06
Educational status
 No education 128 26.12
 Primary 122 24.9
 Secondary and above 240 48.98
Marital status
 Single 129 26.33
 Married 195 39.8
 Divorced 124 25.31
 Widowed 37 7.55
 Separated 5 1.02
Disclosure status
 Disclosed 296 60.41
 Not disclosed 194 39.59
Support group/caregiver
 Yes 393 80.2
 No 97 19.8
  1. a Others protestant, catholic