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Research Article

Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence Rate and Associated Factors among People Living with HIV in Dubti Hospital, Afar Regional State, East Ethiopia

Table 1

The sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of participants.

VariableCategories FrequencyPercent (%)

Age<258523
25–3011430.8
>3017146.2
Mean and s.d of participant age 32.9 (SD = 9.1)
SexFemale21056.8
Male16043.2
ResidenceRural6915.6
Urban30184.4
ReligionMuslim25869.7
Christian Orthodox11230.3
Educational statusNo school17346.8
Primary10829.2
Secondary & above8924
OccupationEmployed21558.1
Unemployed15541.9
Marital statusMarried19151.6
Unmarried17948.4
Disclosure statusYes30281.6
No6818.4
ART drugNVP based19953.8
EFV based17146.2
Clinical stageI & II6617.8
III & IV30282.2
Baseline CD4 count<200 cells/mm322159.7
≥200 cells/mm314940.3
Median and IQR of CD4 count 169 (IQR = 87.5–61.3)
Mean and s.d of treatment duration 47.7  (s.d = 26.3)

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