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Research Article

Coping Strategies for Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy among Adult HIV Patients Attending University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants.

CharacteristicsCategoryFrequency (%)

Age18-24 years11 (2.8)
25-34 years130 (33)
35-44 years150 (38.1)
45- 54 years78 (19.8)
>54 years25 (6.3)

Educational statusCan’t read & write84 (21.3)
Can read & write53 (13.4)
Grade 1-8100 (25.4)
Grade 9-1281 (20.6)
College/university76 (19.3)

OccupationGovernment employee87 (22.1)
Merchant99 (25.1))
Farmer30 (7.6)
Student7 (1.8)
Daily laborer65 (16.5)
Housewife84 (21.3)
Others22 (5.6)

Marital statusSingle66 (16.8)
Married204 (51.8)
Divorced65 (16.5)
Widowed59 (15)

EthnicityAmhara309 (78.4)
Kimant58 (14.7)
Tigrie24 (6.1)
Awi3 (0.8)

Retired and those who had no work.

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