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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 5

Cross-tabulation between current ART regimens and adverse effects reported byHIV patients who were attending UoGRH.

Current ART Regimens
Adverse effectsN ()AZT/3TC/EFVAZT/3TC/NVPTDF/3TC/EFVTDF/3TC/NVPABC/3TC/EFVTDF/3TC/ATV/rABC/3TC/ATV/rAZT/3TC/ATV/rAZT/3TC/ABC

Total pts.394 (100)43 (10.8)124 (31.5)150 (38.1)41 (10.4)1 (0.3)10 (2.5)14 (3.6)9 (2.3)2 (0.5)

Headache
 Yes190 (48.2)30 (69.8)51 (41.1)73 (48.7)20 (48.8)1 (100)4(40)6 (42.9)4 (44.4)1 (50)
 No204 (51.8)13 (30.2)73 (58.9)77 (51.3)21 (51.2)0 (0)6 (60)8 (57.1)5 (55.6)1 (50)

Loss of appetite
 Yes69 (17.5)8 (18.6)18 (14.5)24 (16)7 (17.1)0 (0)3 (30)6 (42.9)2 (22.2)1 (50)
 No325 (82.5)35 (81.4)106 (85.5)126 (84)34 (82.9)1 (100)7 (70)8 (57.1)7 (77.8)1 (50)

Fatigability
 Yes71 (18)6 (14)25 (20.2)27 (18)5 (12.2)0 (0)3 (30)4 (28.6)1 (11.1)0 (0)
 No323 (82)37 (86)99 (79.8)123 (82)36 (87.8)1 (100)7 (70)10 (71.7)8 (88.9)2 (100)

Burning sensation
 Yes52 (13.2)8 (18.6)19 (15.3)15 (10)4 (9.8)0 (0)0 (0)3 (21.4)2 (22.2)1 (50)
 No342 (86.8)35 (81.4)105 (84.7)135 (90)37 (90.8)1 (100)10 (100)11 (78.6)7 (77.8)1 (50)

Back pain
 Yes50 (12.7)8 (18.6)14 (11.3)16 (10.7)6 (14.6)0 (0)3 (30)1 (7.1)2 (22.2)0 (0)
 No344 (87.3)35 (81.4)110 (88.7)134 (89.3)35 (85.4)1 (100)7 (70)13 (92.9)7 (77.8)2 (100)

Insomnia
 Yes42 (10.7)5 (11.6)10 (8.1)22 (14.7)3 (7.3)0 (0)2 (20)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 No352 (89.3)38 (88.4)114 (91.9)128 (85.3)38 (92.7)1 (100)8 (80)14 (100)9 (100)2 (100)

Anxiety
 Yes42 (10.7)4 (9.3)6 (4.8)26 (17.3)5 (12.2)0 (0)1 (10)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 No352 (89.3)39 (90.7)118 (95.2)124 (82.7)36 (87.8)1 (100)9 (90)14 (100)9 (100)2 (100)

Itching
 Yes44 (11.2)2 (4.7)17 (13.7)12 (8)9 (22)0 (0)0 (0)2 (14.3)2 (22.2)0 (0)
 No350 (88.8)41 (95.3)107 (86.3)138 (92)32 (78)1 (100)10 (100)12 (85.7)7 (77.8)2 (100)

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