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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients at enrollment for chronic HIV care in public health facilities of Addis Ababa, during 2007-June 2012

From: Effectiveness of isoniazid preventative therapy in reducing incidence of active tuberculosis among people living with HIV/AIDS in public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a historical cohort study

Socio-demographic profile at enrollment for HIV care (N = 2524) IPT Exposed
N (%)
IPT Non-exposed
N (%)
Total
N (%)
Chi-square
P value
Sex
 Male 473(37.4) 469(37.2) 942(37.3) 0.918
 Female 791(62.6) 791(62.8) 1582(62.7)  
Age in years (mean = 34.9, SD = 9.1)
 <30 421(33.3) 557(44.2) 978(38.7) 0.150
 30–39 408(32.3) 412(32.7) 820(32.5)  
 40–49 283(22.4) 247(19.6) 530(21)  
 >50 152(12) 44(3.5) 196(7.8)  
Marital status
 Single 318(25.2) 288(22.9) 606(24) 0.000
 Married 584(46.2) 551(43.7) 1135(45)  
 Widowed 189(15) 195(15.5) 384(15.2)  
 Separated 157(12.4) 165(13.1) 322(12.8)  
 Divorced 16(1.3) 61(4.8) 77(3.1)  
Level of Education
 No formal education 248(19.6) 276(21.9) 524(20.8) 0.004
 Primary completed 507(40.1) 447(35.5) 954(37.8)  
 Secondary completed 473(37.4) 473(37.5) 946(37.5)  
 Tertiary completed 36(2.8) 64(5.1) 100(4)  
Religion
 Orthodox 979(77.5) 1023(81.2) 2002(79.3) 0.197
 Muslim 98(7.8) 177(14) 275(10.9)  
 Protestant 132(10.4) 54(4.3) 236(9.4)  
 Othersa 5(0.4) 6(0.5) 11(0.4)  
Employment status
 Non-employed 650(51.4) 483(38.3) 1133(44.9) 0.000
 Self-employed 218(17.2) 247(19.6) 465(18.4)  
 Government employed 205(16.2) 248(19.7) 453(17.95)  
 Private 183(14.5) 270(21.4) 453(17.95)  
 Student 8(0.63) 12(0.95) 20(0.8)  
Residence place
 Addis Ababa 1230(97.3) 1252(99.4) 2482(98.3) 0.322
 Out of Addis Ababa 34(2.7) 8(0.6) 42(1.7)  
Average no. of personnel per family 3.15 3.45 3.3 0.092
Average no. of rooms per family 1.35 1.65 1.5 0.593
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