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Table 1 Baseline socio demographic and clinical characteristics of PLHIV on chronic HIV care at University of Gondar Referral Hospital, September 2006 to February, 2012

From: Incidence and predictors of tuberculosis among adult people living with human immunodeficiency virus at the University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Number Percent
Age   
15-24 47 10.0
25-34 222 47.2
35-44 154 32.8
 ≥ 45 47 10.0
Sex   
Male 179 38.1
Female 291 61.9
Marital Status   
Single 78 16.6
Married 178 37.9
Separated/divorced 144 30.6
Widowed 70 14.9
Religion   
Orthodox 431 91.7
Muslim 34 7.2
Protestant 5 1.1
Level of Educational   
No education 127 27.0
Primary 135 28.7
Secondary 138 29.4
Tertiary 70 14.9
Occupation   
Employed 94 20.0
Unemployed 376 80.0
Address   
Urban 412 87.7
Rural 58 12.3
Disclosure status   
Disclosed 364 22.6
Not Disclosed 106 77.4
Addiction   
Addicted 318 67.7
Not Addicted 152 32.3
Family size   
 ≤ 2 126 26.8
3-4 169 35.9
 ≥5 175 37.2
ART eligibility criteria   
WHO clinical stage 282 60.0
CD4 count 38 8.1
Both 117 24.9
Not Recorded 33 7.0
Initial regimen   
1a 126 26.8
1b 56 11.9
1c 180 38.3
1d 97 20.6
Others * 11 2.3
Regimen change during follow up   
Yes 184 39.1
No 283 60.2
New regimen   
First line 175 37.1
2 nd line 9 1.9
Reason for switch first regimen   
Side effect 34 7.2
Pregnancy 6 1.3
Tuberculosis 29 6.2
Others** 16 3.4
Not recorded 99 21.1
Past TB treatment history   
Yes 153 32.5
No 317 67.5
Functional status   
Working 342 72.8
Ambulatory 110 23.4
Bed redden 18 3.8
WHO clinical stage   
I 25 5.3
II 77 16.4
III 294 62.6
IV 74 15.7
CD4 count   
 <50 77 16.4
50-100 100 21.3
101-200 169 36.0
200 124 26.4
Hgb   
 <10 48 10.2
 ≥ 10 422 89.8