Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics of PLWHA on follow up in Jimma University Specialized hospital in ART clinic, southwest Ethiopia, 2014 (N=351).

Variables Alternatives Frequency Percentage (%)
Age of the respondent 1. ≤ 39 years 237 67.5
2. ≥ 40 years 114 32.5
Sex of respondents 1. Male 123 35
2. Female 228 65
Marital status 1. Single 152 43.3
2. Married 99 28.2
3. Widowed 31 8.8
4. Divorce 69 19.7
Educational level 1. No formal education 70 19.9
2. Grade: 1-8 143 40.7
3. Grade: 9-10 104 30.5
4. 10+, certificate and above 31 8.8
Ethnicity 1. Oromo 153 43.6
2. Amhara 96 27.4
3. Tigre 18 5.1
4. Dawuro 34 9.7
5. Yem 36 10.3
6. Other* 14 4
Religion 1. Muslim 102 29.1
2. Orthodox 181 51.6
3. Protestant 68 19.3
4. Others** 13 3.6
Occupation 1. Currently employed 247 70.4
2. Currently not employed 104 29.6
Income of respondents 1. ≤ 500 ETB 253 72.1
2. 501 - 1000 ETB 48 13.7
3. ≥ 1001 ETB 50 14.2

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