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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of HIV infected patients on First-line antiretroviral treatment at Woldia and Dessie hospitals, 2018

From: Predictors of virological treatment failure among adult HIV patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy in Woldia and Dessie hospitals, Northeast Ethiopia: a case-control study

Variables Category Cases: N (%) Controls: N (%) p-value for Chi-square test
Age (years) ≤35 119 (77.3) 111 (72.1) 0.295
>35 35 (22.7) 43 (27.9)
Sex Male 69 (44.8) 71 (46.1) 0.819
Female 85 (55.2) 83 (53.9)
Marital status Never married 46 (29.9) 37 (24) 0.593
Married 73 (47.4) 81 (52.6)
Separated 6 (3.9) 3 (2)
Divorced 18 (11.7) 22 (14.3)
Widowed 11 (7.1) 11 (7.1)
Educational status No education 57 (37) 55 (35.7) 0.852
Primary 59 (38.3) 66 (42.9)
Secondary 28 (18.2) 24 (15.6)
Tertiary 10 (6.5) 9 (5.8)
Occupational status Farmer 52 (33.8) 47 (30.5) 0.475
House Wife 17 (11) 19 (12.3)
Student 13 (8.4) 11 (7.1)
Merchant 11 (7.1) 9 (5.8)
Employed 24 (15.6) 31 (20.1)
Unemployed 37 (24) 37 (24)
HIV serostatus disclosure Yes 107 (69.5) 114 (74) 0.376
No 47 (30.5) 40 (26)