Table 2: Clinical, substance use and perceived stigma of the participants among PLWHA at three selected hospitals ART clinics, North Shewa Zone, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, 2017 (n=422).

Variables Frequency (n=422) (%)

Last CD4 count
 <500 cells/dl215 (50.9)
 =>500 cells/dl207 (49.1)

WHO stage
 Stage I331 (78.4)
 Stage II80 (19)
 Stage III11 (2.6)

Opportunistic infection
 Yes54 (12.8)
 No368 (87.2)

Types of OIs
 TB47 (87.04)
 Herpes zoster7 (12.96)

Current tobacco use
 Yes8 (1.9)
 No414 (98.1)

Current Khat use
 Yes14 (3.3)
 No408 (96.7)

Current alcohol use
 Yes126 (29.9)
 No296 (70.1)

Perceived stigma
 Yes159 (37.7)
 No263 (62.3)