Table 2: Clinical conditions of PLWHA on follow up in Jimma University Specialized hospital in ART clinic, southwest Ethiopia, 2014(N= 351).

Variables Alternatives Frequency Percentage
CD4 count when ART started 1. < 250 cell/ml 248 70.7
2. ≥ 250 cell/ml 103 29.3
CD4 count currently 1. < 250 cell/ml 73 20.8
2. ≥ 250 cell/ml 278 79.2
WHO stage at start 1. Stage I - II 286 81.5
2. Stage III - V 65 18.5
Current WHO stage of HIV 1. Stage I - II 283 80.6
2. Stage III- V 68 19.4
Vests clinic for health seeking 1. Yes 285 81.2
2. No 66 18.8
Discontinuation of OI prophylaxes 1. Yes 233 66.4
2. No 118 33.6
How long they stayed on treatment 1. < 2 years 143 40.7
2. ≥ 2 years 208 59.3
General health condition 1. Good 247 70.4
2. Poor 104 29.6
Faced body pain in last 4 weeks 1. Not faced 217 61.8
2. mild pain 103 29.3
3. severe pain 31 8.8
Healthy as any body 1. Yes 223 63.5
2. No 128 36.5
Compared to last year how they rate their health status 1. better now than a year 273 77.8
2. worse now than a year 78 22.2
Can perform any physical exercise 1. yes 215 61.3
2. No 136 38.7
Have attended health education 1. Yes 287 81.8
2. No 64 18.2

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