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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics and prevalence of parasitic infection in ART initiated HIV patients in St. Mary Aksum General Hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Intestinal parasitosis in relation to CD4 count and anemia among ART initiated patients in St. Mary Aksum general hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variable   Frequency Percentage % Positive to IPIs, n (%)
Age in year < 15 12 5.0 4(33.3)
15–29 26 10.7 11(42.3)
30–39 95 39.3 24(25.3)
40–49 74 30.6 18(24.3)
50+ 35 14.5 7(20.0)
Gender Male 95 39.3 28(29.5)
Female 147 60.7 36(24.5)
Religion Orthodox 214 88.4 58(27.1)
Muslim 28 11.6 6(21.4)
Residence Urban 222 91.7 54(24.3)
Rural 20 8.3 10(50.0)
Marital status Single 27 11.2 10(37.0)
Married 110 45.5 35(31.8)
Divorced 89 36.8 17(19.1)
Widow 16 6.6 2(12.5)
Educational status Illiterate 64 26.4 14(21.9)
Elementary 100 41.3 31(31.0)
Secondary 61 25.2 18(29.5)
College And University 17 7.0 1(5.9)
Occupation Civil servant 36 14.9 8(22.2)
Merchant 47 19.4 11(23.4)
Farmer 15 6.2 7(46.7)
Daily laborer 84 34.7 23(27.4)
Student 18 7.4 6(33.3)
House wife 42 17.4 9(21.4)
Total   242 100 64(26.4)
  1. Not: IPs Intestinal Parasites