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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of potential predictor variables of CD4 cell count change and time to default from HAART in the data sample size 792

From: Determinants of CD4 cell count change and time-to default from HAART; a comparison of separate and joint models

Variable

Average

No (%)

Weight (kg)

62 (58, 70)

Baseline CD4 count cells/ mm3

150 (113, 198)

Age (years)

36 (28, 48)

First month / initial CD4 cell count change/mm3

15.9 (12-26)

Sex

Male

 

391 (49.4)

Female

 

401 (50.6)

Educational status

no education

 

160 (20.2)

Primary

 

205 (25.9)

Secondary

 

273 (34.5)

Tertiary

 

154 (19.4)

Residential area

Urban

 

468 (59.1)

Rural

 

324 (40.9)

Marital status

Living with partner

 

355 (44.8)

Living without Partner

 

437 (55.2)

Level of Income

Low income (<  500 ETB per month)

 

355 (44.8)

Middle income (5001-999 ETB per month)

 

346 (43.7)

High income (≥1000ETB per month)

 

91 (11.5)

WHO HIV Stage

Stage I

 

101 (12.8)

Stage II

 

258 (32.6)

Stage III

 

199 (25.1)

Stage IV

 

234 (29.5)

Disclosure

Yes

 

575 (72.6)

No

 

217 (27.4)

Cell ownership

Yes

 

400 (50.5)

No

 

392 (49.5)

First month HAART adherence

Good

 

540 (68.2)

Fair

 

160 (20.2)

Poor

 

92 (11.6)