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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 6

Responses for each coping strategy for adverse effects of ART by HIV patientswho were attending HIV clinic at UoGRH.

Coping strategyResponses

Yes (%)No (%)
Positive emotion359 (91.1)35 (8.9)
Seeking social support302 (76.6)92 (23.4)
Non-adherence140 (35.5)254 (64.5)
Information seeking192 (48.7)202 (51.3)

Take other medicines302 (76.6)92 (23.4)
Holy water181 (45.9)213 (54.1)

Used with the five main coping strategies.

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