Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Pattern of Traditional Medicine Utilization among HIV/AIDS Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy at a University Hospital in Northwestern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents, May 2014.

VariableNumber (%)

Sex
 Male127 (42.3)
 Female173 (57.7)
Age (years)
 18–2536 (12.0)
 26–35109 (36.3)
 36–45111 (37.0)
 46+44 (14.7)
Religion
 Orthodox Christian233 (77.7)
 Muslim48 (16.0)
 Protestant16 (5.3)
 Catholic3 (1.0)
Marital status
 Unmarried55 (18.3)
 Married145 (48.3)
 Divorced62 (20.7)
 Widowed38 (12.7)
Educational status
 Not able to read and write61 (20.3)
 Able to read and write80 (26.7)
 Primary school48 (16)
 Secondary school57 (19.0)
 College and above54 (18.0)
Residential area
 Urban63 (21.0)
 Rural237 (79.0)
Monthly income (ETB)
 <10077 (25.7)
 100–30035 (11.7)
 301–50051 (17.0)
 501–80036 (12.0)
 801–100033 (11.0)
 >100068 (22.7)
Occupational status
 Housewife40 (13.3)
 Unemployed51 (17.0)
 Employed175 (58.3)
 Pensioner16 (5.3)
 Student16 (5.3)
 Commercial sex workers2 (0.7)

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