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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of HIV/AIDS patients who started ART from September 2007 to August 2008 at the University of Gondar Hospital

From: The effect of incident tuberculosis on immunological response of HIV patients on highly active anti-retroviral therapy at the university of Gondar hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective follow-up study

Variable n %
Gender   
  Male 142 35.5
  Female 258 64.5
Age   
  16-30 165 41.3
  31-50 211 52.8
  > 50 24 6.0
Religion   
  Orthodox 364 91.0
  Muslim 33 8.3
  Others 3 0.8
Residence   
  Urban 318 79.5
  Rural 82 20.5
Marital status   
  Single 63 15.8
  Married 202 50.5
  Divorced 87 21.8
  Widowed 48 12.0
Educational status   
  Illiterate 117 29.3
  Primary 111 27.8
  Secondary 129 32.3
  Tertiary 43 10.8
Occupational status   
  Employed 62 15.5
  Unemployed 193 48.3
  Housewife 80 20.0
  Merchant 48 12.0
  Farmer 17 4.3