Advances in Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Dietary Diversity and Associated Factors among HIV Positive Adult Patients Attending Public Health Facilities in Motta Town, East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of adult HIV positive patients in Motta administrative town ART sites, April, 2017.

Sociodemographic variablesFrequency (N=410)Percent (%)

SexMale13132.0
Female27968.0

Age of the respondent<25 years276.6
25-34 years13933.9
35-44 years15036.6
≥ 45 years9422.9

Religion of the respondentOrthodox35987.6
Muslim5112.4

Educational statusCan’t write and read21452.2
Write and read9322.7
Primary school389.3
Secondary school5413.2
Certificate and above112.7

Marital statusSingle348.3
Married19246.8
Divorced15237.0
Widowed327.8

OccupationFarmer10926.6
Government employed5413.2
Merchant9022
Daily laborer12530.5
Student92.2
Others235.6

ResidenceRural9523.2
Urban31576.8

Family size≤ 5 people38994.9
> 5 people215.1

Monthly income<500 birr10525.6
≥ 500 birr30574.4

Source of foodFarm/garden11828.8
Purchase27968.0
Relatives133.2

Farmland ownershipYes12229.8
No28870.2

Livestock ownershipYes8019.5
No33080.5

Dummy cultivating landYes6515.9
No34584.1

Milk in the houseYes286.8
No38293.2

Chicken and eggs in the houseYes6315.4
No34784.6

Mobile phoneYes22053.7
No19046.3

Exposure to media sourcesYes10425.4
No30674.6

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