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Table 2 Baseline clinical characteristics of adult ART patients at Karamara Hospital from September 1, 2007 to September, 2014, Somali region, Jigjiga town, Eastern Ethiopia, 2015

From: Predictors of loss to follow up among adult clients attending antiretroviral treatment at Karamara general hospital, Jigjiga town, Eastern Ethiopia, 2015: a retrospective cohort study

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
CD4 cell count/μl
 <=200 935 65.0
 201–250 195 13.6
 251–300 196 13.6
 301–350 113 7.9
 > 351 113 7.9
WHO stage
 Stage I 328 22.8
 Stage II 228 15.8
 Stage III 670 46.6
 Stage IV 213 14.8
History of TB treatment
 Yes 367 25.5
 No 1072 74.5
Next appointment recorded
 Yes 1092 75.9
 No 347 24.1
Base line functional status
 Functional 811 56.4
 Ambulatory 488 33.9
 Bed ridden 140 9.7
ART regimen substitutions
 Yes 172 12.0
 No 1267 88.0
Disclosure status
 Family members 546 36.9
 Spouse only 453 30.6
 No one 358 24.2
 Relative/friend 122 8.1