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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of HIV positive adults attending care and treatment in University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015 (n = 440)

From: Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and associated factors among HIV positive adults attending care and treatment in University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 176 40.0
 Female 264 60.0
Age   
 18–28 77 17.5
 29–38 212 48.2
 39–48 119 27.0
  > =49 32 7.3
Marital status
 Single 66 15.0
 Married 236 53.6
 Divorced 69 15.7
 Widowed 69 15.7
Religion
 Orthodox 378 85.9
 Protestant 15 3.4
 Muslim 47 10.7
Ethnicity
 Amhara 375 85.2
 Tigrie 25 5.7
 Kimant 40 9.1
Residence
 Urban 377 85.7
 Rural 63 14.3
Educational status
 No formal education 106 24.1
 Primary school 83 18.9
 Secondary school 210 47.7
 College/University 41 9.3
Occupational status
 Government employee 87 19.8
 Private employee 75 17
 Housewife 93 21.1
 Merchant 86 19.5
 Farmer 33 7.5
 Daily laborer 26 5.9
 Others a 40 9.1
Income b
  < 1000 118 26.8
 1000–2000 127 28.9
 2001–3000 85 19.3
  > 3000 110 25
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  2. bIn Ethiopian Birr